Idaho lawmakers have a pretty good gig going for them in terms of their compensation for a part-time gig. In fact, the current payout for the 2020 year is $18,415, plus health insurance and PERSI (Idaho’s pension system).
Last year, lawmakers were at their posts inside the State Capitol Building for just 74 days. That equates to $248.85 per day. Not bad huh? And last year went longer than most.
Levi B Cavener
By Levi B Cavener
There are lots of reasons to be frustrated with post-secondary education in the Gem State, starting with tuition that has ballooned astronomically in proportion to inflation.
In fact, as IdahoEdNews reported, tuition costs are up 34% since 2010, even though inflation was only 13%. That’s a steep 21% increase even when adjusted for inflation. So, what gives? Continue reading