Big number from the gubernatorial money race: $6.6 million
Meanwhile, the four candidates for state superintendent put a meager $45,392 into their statewide race in the latest filing period.
UPDATED: Where does Labrador stand on the rising cost of college?
We asked, a week ago. They haven’t answered. We’re still waiting.
Analysis: Six takeaways from Monday’s gubernatorial debate
An in-depth look at what the candidates had to say about taxes, teacher pay, pre-K — and each other.
Labrador, Ahlquist feud over TV ads
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.”
Jordan resigns from Legislature to focus on governor’s race
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.
GOP candidates raise $1.6 million in bid to succeed Otter
The three major candidates — Tommy Ahlquist, Raul Labrador and Brad Little — are fundraising aggressively in the runup to the May 15 Republican primary. It’s early, but fundraising in the Democratic primary is off to a slow start.
Analysis: Tommy Ahlquist on pre-K, then and now
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.
Ahlquist, Little reject state-funded pre-K push
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.
Ahlquist’s $100 million plan: a spending cut, or a shift?
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.
Tommy Ahlquist, candidate for governor
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.”