Bryan Harsin, head football coach at Boise State University, earned $1.65 million in 2018, making Harsin the highest-paid public employee in Idaho last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Idaho arts agencies are projected to reach $884,700 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 50 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Forty-four counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Idaho who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 944, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Idaho totaled $47.1 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $2,406,288 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Idaho, the 12th lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Idaho two-year colleges charged students $4,190 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 21st lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the two U.S. House of Representatives members representing Idaho draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Idaho four-year public university tuition and fees went from $4,865 in 2004-05 to $7,999 in 2019-20, the 16th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Idaho now draw a base salary of $17,879 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile (one round trip per week), according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Idaho two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,436 in 2004-05 to $4,192 in 2019-20, the fifth largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
Public schools in Idaho spent an estimated $2.7 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Idaho at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 1,814, a 13.9 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Idaho is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).