A decade ago, lawmakers and then-Gov. Jim Risch promised Idahoans tax relief. Instead, Idahoans paid an additional $21.7 million to support K-12 in 2015-16, according to an Idaho Education News analysis.
The story behind the one-day legislative session of Aug. 25, 2006 — from people on both sides of the debate.
A look at the roll call from Aug. 25, 2006 — and some prominent names on both sides of the tax shift.
In August 2006, Idaho lawmakers slashed $260 million in public school property taxes. How did the move affect K-12? How did it affect taxpayers? We take an in-depth look.