Idaho school budget set with 5.9% increase for next year, no rancor or dissent (Spokesman-Review)

Alternative tax bill killed; Idaho House panel dumps Senate chair’s proposal (Spokesman-Review)

Editorial: Idaho has a chance to pass its own plan to cover uninsured Idahoans, control costs (Idaho Statesman)

Patients in crisis can become felons under battery law, warns lawmaker urging change (Idaho Statesman)

Lawmaker’s pitch — insurance plans that skirt Obamacare — mirrors governor’s effort (Idaho Statesman)

Labrador visits Twin, debuts ‘family values’ plan (Times-News)

Marty Trillhaase: When politicians fall short, Idahoans step up (Lewiston Tribune)

Idaho Senate Committee Delays Vote On Proposed Science Standards (Boise State Public Radio)

Governor Butch Otter Supports Lt. Governor Brad Little's Role In New Health Insurance Plans (Boise State Public Radio)

Sen. Stennett announces re-election bid (Mountain Express)

Tax bill a stout change for small brewers (Press-Tribune)

Tax plan's impact on Idaho corporations varies (Press-Tribune)

Businesses mostly like unemployment insurance tax cut (Idaho Business Review)

‘Ban the box’ bill clears legislative hurdle (Idaho Business Review)

Otter’s executive order is great, but Little’s campaigning on it is not (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Trespass bill backed by Idaho farm groups sent to House floor (Capital Press)

Legislation would bolster Idaho’s Seed Indemnity Fund law (Capital Press)

School budget debate hinges on health care funding (Idaho Education News)

Controversial Wi-Fi contract coming to an end (Idaho Education News)

Ahlquist supporting PAC claim called into question (Idaho Reports)

The Idaho health care bill is on life support (Idaho Reports)