Episode 236: A Closer Look at the New Senate Education Committee chairman

Welcome to episode 236 of the Extra Credit podcast.

The Legislature was back in Boise this week, for a few days in any way.

In preparation for the upcoming 2021 session, Senate leaders named a new Senate Education Committee chairman. We’ll discuss Sen. Steven Thayn’s background and political philosophy.

Plus, we’ll talk about how a House leadership race cost one lawmaker her spot on the joint budget committee.

Be sure to check back next week for another new episode of Extra Credit.



Clark Corbin

About Clark Corbin

Reporter Clark Corbin has covered Idaho government and education for more than a decade. He’s followed every legislative session, gavel-to-gavel, since 2011. Clark is a co-host of the Extra Credit podcast with Kevin Richert published on Fridays. You can follow him on Twitter: @clarkcorbin. He can be reached by email at [email protected]

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