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Sun Jun 13, 2021, 04:53 PM

'Catapulting ahead': Idaho thought it had a $600 million surplus. Now it's even bigger.

Idaho’s surplus is larger than state officials were expecting, Gov. Brad Little announced Wednesday.

State officials now expect the surplus to total about $800 million by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. And Little said he plans to put some of those extra dollars into education funding.

“Years of fiscal conservatism, swift action during the pandemic, few COVID restrictions, responsible allocation of federal relief dollars, and our relentless focus on cutting red tape are the reasons Idaho’s economy is catapulting ahead of other states right now,” Little said in a news release Wednesday.

Little will want “even more tax relief and strategic investments in key areas, with education topping the priority list,” according to his office.

Read more: https://www.idahostatesman.com/article251997783.html

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Reply 'Catapulting ahead': Idaho thought it had a $600 million surplus. Now it's even bigger. (Original post)
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kimbutgar Jun 2021 #1

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Sun Jun 13, 2021, 04:57 PM

1. Helpfully this will help him in his re election against the orange maggot supporter or the Bundy

Idiot. But Idaho is such a cesspool of right wingers it might be too far gone. My mother in law grew up in Pocatello and still has relatives there who are astonished how the crazies have taken over the state.

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