Week 6 in review

The rubber is hitting the road in the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee. The budget-writing panel – which will begin finalizing Fiscal Year 2013 budgets next week – today nailed down a $2.667 billion budget target that is 4.5 percent…

The budget plot thickens

The Idaho Legislature’s Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee today voted to give all state workers an ongoing 2 percent raise, but that would not include teachers. JFAC also set a budget target of $2.667 billion, which is 4.5 percent over the…