Episode 61: A huge surplus, and a big convention

Idaho is closing the books on a record-setting budget surplus.

And the Idaho Republican Party just wrapped up a state convention that veered the party sharply to the right.

Both developments will shape the 2023 legislative session.

To explain it all, Kevin Richert talks with Idaho Capital Sun reporter (and friend of the podcast) Clark Corbin.

Go to our Soundcloud page for other recent episodes:
  • Episode 60: Byron Yankey’s 51-year professional journey
  • Episode 59: A newsy summer on the school choice front (Guest: Terry Ryan, Bluum)
  • Episode 58: What the future holds for the Reclaim Idaho initiative (Guest: Luke Mayville, Reclaim Idaho)
  • Episode 57: An inflection point in the school safety debate (Guest: Mike Munger, Idaho School Safety and Security Program)
Kevin Richert

About 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 KIVI 6 On Your Side; "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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