Meanwhile, the four candidates for state superintendent put a meager $45,392 into their statewide race in the latest filing period.
We asked, a week ago. They haven’t answered. We’re still waiting.
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador lashed out Thursday over an ad from a PAC supporting Republican rival Tommy Ahlquist. Said Labrador, “These lies must end, and they must end now.”
Paulette Jordan had been splitting her time between campaigning and serving in the House. In other news, a former House Democratic leader is backing Boise school trustee A.J. Balukoff’s gubernatorial campaign.
In 2014, Tommy Ahlquist called a $600,000 state pilot a low-risk starting point to address pre-K. Now, the Republican gubernatorial candidate says he opposes state funding for pre-K.
The Republican gubernatorial candidates made their remarks at a Twin Falls City Club forum. Rep. Raul Labrador did not attend the forum, but he has said he opposes state-funded pre-K.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist has promised to cut $100 million in state spending. But he is suggesting he might shift these savings elsewhere in the budget.
The Boise developer and physician pledges to cut spending, pursue vouchers and take a no-task-force approach to education. “Some of it is tone and urgency.”