The First Regular Session of the 63rd Idaho State Legislature will go down in the record books as one of the state’s top five longest sessions. Lawmakers adjourned Sine Die after 90 legislative days.
Leadership of both legislative bodies had indicated a target adjournment date of Friday, March 27. Many legislators were disappointed the session ran longer and didn’t end until April 11.
As many expected, increased funding for education and transportation were the most widely discussed issues this legislative session. Many lawmakers had flashbacks to the 2009 session, which was the second longest in the state’s history, when they were here until May trying to address transportation funding.
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