Episode 44: Breaking down the education budget debates

The 2022 legislative session is moving into budget mode.

On Wednesday, a divided Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee approved a higher education budget proposal.

On Monday, the committee will take up K-12.

In this week’s podcast, Kevin Richert interviews two JFAC members: Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, and Sen. Jim Woodward, R-Sagle.

Go to our Soundcloud page for other recent episodes:

  • Episode 43: Candidate interview, Debbie Critchfield
  • Episode 42: A conversation with Alex LaBeau of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry
  • Episode 41: A (sort of) unannounced gubernatorial campaign picks up (Guest: Melissa Davlin, “Idaho Reports”)
Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert

Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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