Stories tagged: Maxine Bell
Sun., March 12, 2017
Eye on Boise: Idaho lawmakers wrap up state agency budget-setting, focus on education
The Legislature’s joint budget committee finished setting state agency budgets on Friday, appropriating more than $3.4 billion for next year, a 5.4 percent increase from this year’s budget.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Far-right fake charities target true conservatives
Maxine Bell is almost certainly headed toward the happy conclusion of a 30-year career as a rock-solid, budget-minded Idaho conservative legislator.
Sun., Feb. 15, 2015
Eye on Boise: Ruling means ‘reset’ for school broadband plan
Idaho lawmakers are scrambling after a judge reaffirmed last week that the state’s $60 million contract for a broadband network that links every Idaho high school was issued illegally. The …
Tue., Jan. 21, 2014
Proposed alternative budget would benefit Idaho schools
BOISE – Idaho could spend tens of millions more on public schools, raise pay for teachers and state workers, and restore services to the poor and disabled – all while …