The troubled Idaho Education Network – the broadband network that links every Idaho high school and also provides video-conferencing – faces an uncertain future, though lawmakers have ensured it’ll keep running until they’re back in Boise next year. I have the rundown on this in my Sunday column here; also: Lawmakers are moving to deposit $36 million into the state’s rainy-day savings accounts at the end of the current fiscal year, just under half the $72.3 million Gov. Butch Otter had called for.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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