Sunday, March 8, 2009
A crawl to the finish
Sharon Fisher's latest dispatch for New West offers insights into what's currently happening at the Statehouse. With the budget on hold (due to complications caused by federal stimulus money), legislators are finding the opportunity to advance divisive social legislation that will do nothing to address the grave struggles of Idahoans and not surprisingly don't seem very well thought out. The public should be continuously reminded over the coming weeks that for each extra day that the Legislature remains in session, the taxpayers fork over $30,000.