Bedke, Hill discuss 2016 session in Nampa (Press-Tribune)

State falls further behind private market in employee compensation (Idaho Business Review)

Head Start Changes Mean Fewer Kids Served, CSI Competes for $6 Million (Times-News)

Simpson Only Idaho Rep. to Vote for Omnibus (Times-News)

New money heads to 17 Idaho highway projects (Lewiston Tribune)

Marty Trillhaase: Idaho's rejectionist may find himself rejected (Lewiston Tribune)

Congress renews conservation fund (Mountain Express)

Idaho air quality low in U.S. ranking (Mountain Express)

Meetings highlight sage grouse mining reforms (Capital Press)

Otter, lawmakers must ease burdens in 2016 (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Editorial: Time for Idaho to abandon ag-gag law, move on (Idaho Statesman)

Ignore rhetoric: State won’t dry up Treasure Valley (Idaho Statesman)

Transportation board OKs $54 million for 17 road projects across state (Idaho Statesman)

Bonneville GOP unhappy with Otter, PAC (Idaho Statesman)

West Ada trustees discuss Hillsdale cost overruns (Idaho Statesman)

Governor Forms Personal PAC To Influence Idaho Elections Large And Small (Boise State Public Radio)

Rep. Sims tilts wrong windmills again (Spokesman-Review)

North Idaho road projects make the cut (Spokesman-Review)

Road work to be funded with surplus dollars (CDA Press)

Election-year lawmaking (CDA Press)

November school board elections? It could happen (Idaho Education News)

Cassia County to seek second bond issue (Idaho Education News)

Ybarra, school groups welcome new federal education law (Idaho Education News)

Ranells selected as West Ada superintendent (Idaho Education News)