Ron Nate says “teachers are overpaid” hours later cries “fake news”

On the very same day that Idaho voters approved school bonds and levies in school districts around the state, Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, provided a clear demonstration of the antagonism Idaho’s GOP have for teachers and the work they do. During a...

IDAHO LEGISLATURE ATTEMPTS TO END COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

UPDATE: H264 – PULLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The bill won’t be heard Monday.  We will keep you posted about this anti-worker legislation and let you know when your testimony is needed.  In the meantime, call your reps and tell them you do...

Idaho students walk out to show support for public education

Hundreds of students walked out from Boise high schools on February, 16 to show support for public education in Idaho, to protest the new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, and to tell their elected officials “listen to the people.”

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IDAHO LEGISLATURE ATTEMPTS TO END COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

UPDATE: H264 – PULLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The bill won’t be heard Monday.  We will keep you posted about this anti-worker legislation and let you know when your testimony is needed.  In the meantime, call your reps and tell them you do...

Public Education gets the middle finger

The Idaho swamp is growing and we are taking names as Idaho lawmakers suck up to Trump and his cronies. Vice President Mike Pence gave public education the middle finger on Tuesday with his tie-breaking vote in the Senate for Betsy DeVos, the new...

Not asking for the moon

What do people in Idaho want during this coming Legislative session? Dignity. They want their families and the land treated with dignity. Not the moon, not a million bucks. They want jobs, healthcare, and education, and they want our public lands to...

March Sadness

March Madness tipped off today. But you wouldn’t have known it at the Capitol. Under the dome, political pandering to the far-right made it feel more like March Sadness. Here’s a rundown. March Sadness 8:00 a.m. — Public lands:...

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