Small visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget | Idaho

Small visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget |  Idaho

Governor Brad Little is confident his historic proposed budget for Idaho will pass through the Idaho legislature, with a record surplus of nearly $2 billion and the largest funding proposal heading into Idaho’s education. “[Our crew and I]didn’t do this budget in a vacuum,” Little said. “We think my budget speed would be very helpful … Read more

Few visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget | Idaho

Few visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget |  Idaho

Governor Brad Little is confident his historic proposed budget for Idaho will pass through the Idaho legislature, with a record surplus of nearly $2 billion and the largest funding proposal heading into Idaho’s education. “[Our crew and I]didn’t do this budget in a vacuum,” Little said. “We think my budget speed would be very helpful … Read more

Lawmakers aim to reject, replace Idaho education standards | Idaho News

Lawmakers aim to reject, replace Idaho education standards |  Idaho News

By Keith Ryder, Associated Press Boise, Idaho (AP) — A panel of Idaho legislators on Thursday introduced legislation to reject the math, science and English language standards currently in use to ensure that more than 300,000 K-12 students in Idaho meet specific standards and replace them with new ones. Supporters of the current standards say … Read more

Colorado legislators agree on the most important issues. But not the solutions.

Colorado legislators agree on the most important issues.  But not the solutions.

The Colorado General Assembly meets again Wednesday with Democrats and Republicans setting the same priorities: affordability, public safety and education. “I’ve never seen A country like a laser focused on these three issues…as they are now, said House Speaker Alec Garnett (Denver Democrat). Yes, but: Don’t expect kumbaya in the halls of the Capitol. The … Read more