If Idaho state workers’ pay raises are dependent on performance, why do directors and agency heads get 3% across the board?
A group of 28 Idaho Republican lawmakers have sent a letter to Boise State University criticizing the school’s efforts to aid underrepresented minority students because the lawmakers say the programs increase costs and go against the “Idaho way.”
Tom Harris came from the business world, not the tax world, to his new post as chairman of the Idaho State Tax Commission. But the former longtime president of Western States Equipment – he was there for 45 years – isn’t planning a big revamp for the agency.
A legislative interim committee has scheduled four meetings between now and November, with the first on June 17, to “evaluate the effectiveness of Medicaid eligibility expansion and its impact on the financial obligation of the counties and the state in providing indigent assistance.”