Idaho’s 2013 Legislature convenes in Boise on January 7. We’ve put together a guide to the session, including ways to contact your lawmaker, how to get involved, and comprehensive information about the people elected to office.
- How to Contact Your Legislator
- Tweet Your Lawmaker: A Guide To Idaho Legislators On Twitter
- Five Ways to Participate in the Idaho Legislature
- Where to Watch, Listen
Exploring the Demographics of Idaho’s 2013 Legislature
- Idaho’s Legislature Has More Women Than Most States
- Idaho Has Older-Than-Average Legislature, Does Age Matter?
- How Lawmakers’ Day Jobs Affect Policy Decisions In Idaho
- PhDs, MDs And JDs Among Idaho Lawmakers’ Diverse Educational Backgrounds
- Legislators’ Religions Align Closely With Idahoans, Except For Catholics And Mormons
What Lawmakers Are Saying
Before the start of the 2013 legislative session, we sat down with a few key lawmakers to discuss a handful of issues. We focused on three areas sure to be hot topics; education funding, economic development and taxes, and healthcare.
- Sen. Keough: Idaho Must Define ‘Adequate And Thorough’ To Fund Education
- Sen. Goedde: The Best Way To Equalize Idaho Schools Is Through Digital Learning
- From Education To Tax Cuts, Idaho’s New House Speaker Weighs In On Key Issues
- Rep. Collins: We Don’t Have The Money To Get Rid Of Idaho’s Personal Property Tax
- Rep. Bell: Idaho’s Budget Woes And The Push To Repeal The Personal Property Tax Are A “Perfect Storm”
- Sen. Cameron: Idaho May Be “Falling Short” When It Comes To Funding Schools