Emilie Ritter Saunders appears in the following:
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Rural counties and school districts can now breathe a sigh of relief. Federal money for schools to offset the loss of tax revenue from nontaxable federal lands expired last September. The fix was tucked into another bill, but it's only temporary.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Congress has not reauthorized special assistance for rural communities this year. But to pay for extra programs like preschool, Basin School District doesn't have many other options.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Idaho is one of a few states where failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney can still be an effective campaigner. Romney has been stumping there for Gov. Butch Otter and Rep. Mike Simpson. Both are facing May primary challenges from Tea Party candidates.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act. That law created a nationwide minimum wage which is now $7.25 an hour. Democrats are pushing to raise the wage, but Republicans say higher pay would hurt job creation. Idaho has been losing higher paying manufacturing jobs but gaining low-paying service jobs.