Joint legislative committee proposes larger budget for 2016 and 2017 (Idaho Business Review)

Marty Trillhaase: Idaho college budgets leave guesswork behind (Lewiston Tribune)

Obamacare drives $29 million improvement in Idaho's bottom line (Lewiston Tribune)

ITD director impresses lawmakers by seeking workforce reduction (Lewiston Tribune)

Gay Rights, Lower Tuition Supporters to Rally at Capitol (Times-News)

Big Ideas for Schools in State of the State, Few Bills Yet (Times-News)

Ex-senator urges ag industry to engage with lawmakers (Capital Press)

Proposal would codify landmark stock water decision into Idaho law (Capital Press)

Otter’s budget expands government’s waste line (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Erpelding, Democrats recklessly push for Medicaid expansion (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Otter, Little push massive budget increases and fairy tale tax cuts (Idaho Freedom Foundation)

Editorial: A true Idaho solution to health care gap is still needed (Idaho Statesman)

On climate change, criticized lawmaker is not out of touch with Idahoans (Idaho Statesman)

Costs of Idaho’s low-income health plan would be ‘managed very closely’ (Idaho Statesman)

Boise pastor held in Iran won’t be back in Idaho until he gets medical treatment (Idaho Statesman)

Anti-Refugee Speeches At Idaho Capitol Draw Supporters And Protesters (Boise State Public Radio)

Forest Service Official: Idaho Fish and Game’s Unapproved Wolf Collaring 'Unbelievable' (Boise State Public Radio)

Saeed Abedini’s Idaho Church Reacts To News Of His Release From Iranian Prison (Boise State Public Radio)

Idaho sees health care savings due to state exchange (Spokesman-Review)

Idaho GOP eases up on party platform ‘loyalty oath’ (Spokesman-Review)

Modernizing Idaho’s urban renewal laws (CDA Press)

Senate Committee Chair: Medicaid cuts for supported living services will be postponed (CDA Press)

Lawmakers debate flexibility in teacher hiring (Idaho Education News)

STEM Action Center in line for a big budget boost (Idaho Education News)