Kevin’s blog

FAFSA deadline rolled back to March 31

The State Board of Education rolled back the deadline Monday, citing the “ongoing problems” students are facing with the new version of the online federal form.

A member of Senate GOP leadership will not seek re-election

Sen. Abby Lee, R-Fruitland, will not run for a sixth two-year term.

The election money race: an early Top 10 list

Which legislative incumbents and candidates have raised the most money so far this election season? We have the list.

The U of I has billed us twice — for the same public records

At issue are records that we believe will tell an important part of the story about the U of I’s proposed University of Phoenix purchase. We are seeking invoices the U of I has paid out so far, related to the purchase.

NIC to end contract with interim president

Gregory South’s tenure in the president’s office was short, and illustrative of the politics on a divided NIC board.

We’re paying the U of I for Phoenix-related records. Here’s why.

We still believe the public shouldn’t have to pay for public records. We also believe the U of I’s billing practices delay and dissuade records requests. But we also don’t believe we should walk away, just because we’re hitting resistance.

Rajbhandari tackled during protest at DeSantis campaign event

It is the second time in four months that the Boise school trustee and 2023 Boise High School graduate showed up at a public protest.

Goodbye, Holt Arena. Hello, ICCU Dome

Idaho Central Credit Union has agreed to pay $6 million over 12 years for arena naming rights.

Launch applications: How they stack up by legislative district

Seeking to build Statehouse support for Idaho Launch, Gov. Brad Little’s office has crunched the application numbers by legislative district. Here’s what the numbers say.

Prosecutors work at murder scene, as U of I plans demolition next week

The U of I plans to follow through on a controversial plan to raze the house; the demolition is scheduled for Dec. 28.