Our legislature must decide whether to meet Idaho’s needs 

Can you believe the legislature is back in session this week? My door is open, birds are singing, and the pale green of new leaves fills the horizon. Trays of seeds are sprouting; summer is coming.      Usually, the legislature has adjourned by early April, but now members are returning to an outsized load of unfinished …

Three extra weeks to stop bad bills

Is anyone else fantasizing about the legislature simply calling it quits for the year?   Members have already passed 144 bills, and most of the 200 bills still alive one week before their planned adjournment would have died anyway.     It can’t happen of course. There are over 20 appropriations bills to be passed.  And the House …