Lawmakers may try to do more to boost jobs in rural Idaho (Spokesman-Review)

Idaho Treasurer Ron Crane won’t seek re-election (Spokesman-Review)

Health coverage, road projects among priorities for Idaho Legislature (Spokesman-Review)

Idaho Senator Crapo Joins Judiciary Committee (Boise State Public Radio)

Editorial: Interior Secretary Jewell’s ‘listening’ style led to collaborations benefiting Idaho, West (Idaho Statesman)

Otter, Bedke seek to let competing oil and gas companies explore in Idaho (Idaho Statesman)

Idaho college presidents welcome the spotlight Otter task force will bring to higher ed (Idaho Statesman)

Help these Idaho women save their business banned by state law (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Idaho irrigators oppose Oregon endangered fish reintroduction effort (Capital Press)

Managing federal lands could be major issue in Idaho Legislature (Capital Press)

Legislature convenes Monday (Mountain Express)

Otter announces higher education task force (Idaho Education News)

House speaker will ensure teacher raises come with accountability (Idaho Education News)

Marty Trillhaase: Another excuse against Medicaid goes poof! (Lewiston Tribune)

In Boise, it's time to play ball (Lewiston Tribune)

Local lawmakers prepare for 2017 legislative session (State Journal)

Trump's trade plan: No small potatoes for Idaho (Times-News)

2017 politics: The 4 biggest stories to watch (Times-News)

Otter still waiting on Trump's Ag secretary pick (Times-News)

Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy warns against eliminating grocery tax (Idaho Business Review)

Lawmakers get positive economic news heading into 2017 session (Press-Tribune)

Legislators prep for committee assignments (Press-Tribune)