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 …

Idaho kids deserve better

Is anyone else disappointed at Sen. Jim Rice’s latest display of hypocrisy?   “‘(Schools are) not gonna actually be able to collect impact fees,’ Rice said, ‘because it’s not a statutory change because of the way the Constitution is written.”’ We don’t want to be “embroiled in legal battles” (Idaho Press, Jan. 1, 2021).  Bit last …