The governor's idea of "significant" was a 2.9 percent increase--or a $37.4 million bump--for public education, a far cry from the nearly $100 million spending gap, which continued to widen through the recession.
"Driving with having only earned four to five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can be just as impairing as driving legally drunk. I don't think most people are aware of this. That's really the punchline."
"Idaho has among some of the highest suicide rates in the nation. We're 44 percent higher than the national average, and that includes a good many young people. There's a tremendous pressure on kids to succeed."