JFAC accepts revenue committee’s projections

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Idaho’s Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC), which writes the state budget, accepted on Friday tax revenue recommendations the Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee (EORAC) set on Thursday. The recommended revenue target follows figures in the governor’s…

Lawmakers follow governor’s budget target

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A panel of lawmakers agreed to Gov. Butch Otter’s Idaho tax revenue projections, but reserved the right to change its recommended target if tax revenues tumble or surge. Gov. Butch Otter’s proposed budget expects tax revenues…

Lawmakers set budget revenue targets

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Idaho budget writers have set their revenue targets, which will help determine how much the state can spend during the next 17 months. The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC) chose a $2.28 billion figure for the current…

Idaho budget revenue numbers will be set on Friday

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Idaho lawmakers will set the revenue targets on Friday that will shape the current and next state budgets. Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC) co-chair Rep. Maxine Bell, R-Jerome, said the committee will choose the revenue projections set…

JFAC accepts lower tax revenue report

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The lawmakers who write the state budget have accepted the tax revenue projections voted on by a different panel of lawmakers last week.  But that forecast could change by the end of next week. The projections…