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THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018



The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee meets on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (The Spokesman-Review / Betsy Z. Russell)

JFAC takes up state superintendent's budget, again...

The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee is back in session this morning to set a new budget for the office of the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, including the question of the Idaho Reading Indicator, the early-reading assessment test for children in kindergarten through the third grade...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 27, 2018




Rep. Van Burtenshaw, R-Terreton, proposes a $20 million transfer to the state's fire fund, as the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee sets the budget for the state Department of Lands on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (Betsy Z. Russell)

JFAC transfers $20M into fire deficiency fund

JFAC has voted unanimously this morning to transfer $20 million from the current year’s budget to the fire fund in the state Department of Lands budget, with an emergency clause. The state currently has $8.6 million in bills pending from the 2017 fire season. Rep....

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MONDAY, FEB. 26, 2018

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MONDAY, FEB. 19, 2018


 (Betsy Z. Russell)

School budget-setting on tap...

This morning, the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee will set the single largest piece of Idaho’s state budget – the K-12 public schools budget. Here, JFAC Co-Chair Rep. Maxine Bell, R-Jerome, talks with Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, who is among the JFAC members who’s been crafting...

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