Season 50

Since 1972, Idaho Reports has delivered in-depth reporting and political analysis to the Gem State, enduring name and format changes and even a global pandemic. Now in its 50th season, the longest-running legislative program in the West continues to turn a spotlight on the statehouse for the 2022 legislative session and brings you statewide stories on the important issues affecting all Idahoans.

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports A Look Back | May 27th, 2022

Idaho Reports

A Look Back | May 27th, 2022

Many of the debates have stayed the same over fifty years, but a lot has changed too.

A Look Back | May 27th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports As The Dust Settles | May 20th, 2022

Idaho Reports

As The Dust Settles | May 20th, 2022

This week, we dive into the factors behind Tuesday night’s biggest wins and losses.

As The Dust Settles | May 20th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Nearing The Finish Line | May 13th, 2022

Idaho Reports

Nearing The Finish Line | May 13th, 2022

A preview of Idaho’s hottest races before Tuesday’s primary.

Nearing The Finish Line | May 13th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports A Post-Roe Idaho | May 6th, 2022

Idaho Reports

A Post-Roe Idaho | May 6th, 2022

A leaked draft opinion indicates the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v Wade.

A Post-Roe Idaho | May 6th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Prepping for the Primary | April 29, 2022

Idaho Reports

Prepping for the Primary | April 29, 2022

A look back on the 2022 legislative session, and upcoming changes from the spring primary.

Prepping for the Primary | April 29, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Hoping for Housing | April 22nd, 2022

Idaho Reports

Hoping for Housing | April 22nd, 2022

A look at Idaho’s affordable housing shortage. Plus, primary election political analysis.

Hoping for Housing | April 22nd, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Fostering Support | April 15th, 2022

Idaho Reports

Fostering Support | April 15th, 2022

Lawmakers made investments in the child welfare system. Is it enough to fix the problems?

Fostering Support | April 15th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports A Bleak Situation | April 8th, 2022

Idaho Reports

A Bleak Situation | April 8th, 2022

Public defense has long been a fraught issue, but the state is taking steps to address it.

A Bleak Situation | April 8th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Sine Die | April 1st, 2022

Idaho Reports

Sine Die | April 1st, 2022

The 2022 legislative session is officially over. We bring you what passed and what failed.

Sine Die | April 1st, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports It’s Better Than Nothing | March 25th, 2022

Idaho Reports

It’s Better Than Nothing | March 25th, 2022

Lawmakers saw more starts and stops this week as they scrambled to wrap up the session.

It’s Better Than Nothing | March 25th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports It’s Going to be Messy | March 18th, 2022

Idaho Reports

It’s Going to be Messy | March 18th, 2022

Rep. Fred Wood discusses rural health care. Betsy Russell reviews the status of key bills.

It’s Going to be Messy | March 18th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Your Move, Senators | March 11th, 2022

Idaho Reports

Your Move, Senators | March 11th, 2022

The Senate is quietly killing bills without hearings.

Your Move, Senators | March 11th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Content Common Ground | March 4th, 2022

Idaho Reports

Content Common Ground | March 4th, 2022

Lawmakers give updates on full-day kindergarten and content standards.

Content Common Ground | March 4th, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports You Better Believe It | Feb. 25, 2022

Idaho Reports

You Better Believe It | Feb. 25, 2022

More than one legislator noted “I can’t believe we’re here” in a floor debate this week.

You Better Believe It | Feb. 25, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Mending Systems, Helping Students | Feb. 18, 2022

Idaho Reports

Mending Systems, Helping Students | Feb. 18, 2022

It was a big week for education proposals, but which will make it through the gauntlet?

Mending Systems, Helping Students | Feb. 18, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports An Appetite for Change | Feb. 11, 2022

Idaho Reports

An Appetite for Change | Feb. 11, 2022

Mayors give us their take on the legislature and property taxes. Plus, grocery tax fights!

An Appetite for Change | Feb. 11, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Assessing the Situation | Feb. 4, 2022

Idaho Reports

Assessing the Situation | Feb. 4, 2022

Now that lawmakers have addressed income tax cuts, what’s up next on the agenda?

Assessing the Situation | Feb. 4, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports A Perfect Storm | Jan. 28, 2022

Idaho Reports

A Perfect Storm | Jan. 28, 2022

Two years into the pandemic, how are Idaho’s public colleges and universities faring?

A Perfect Storm | Jan. 28, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports K-12 Wishlist | Jan. 21, 2022

Idaho Reports

K-12 Wishlist | Jan. 21, 2022

This session’s education debates: content standards, insurance, and all-day kindergarten.

K-12 Wishlist | Jan. 21, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Talking Taxes | Jan. 14, 2022

Idaho Reports

Talking Taxes | Jan. 14, 2022

It's the first week back, and the lawmakers are already pushing for big income tax cuts.

Talking Taxes | Jan. 14, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports On Your Marks | Jan. 7, 2022

Idaho Reports

On Your Marks | Jan. 7, 2022

The governor is pushing infrastructure investments. Is the legislature on the same page?

On Your Marks | Jan. 7, 2022

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Change on the Horizon | Dec. 17, 2021

Idaho Reports

Change on the Horizon | Dec. 17, 2021

We speak with experts about opioid settlements and the economic impacts of climate change.

Change on the Horizon | Dec. 17, 2021

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports The Needle in the Haystack | Dec. 10, 2021

Idaho Reports

The Needle in the Haystack | Dec. 10, 2021

Idaho Fish and Game is trying to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease in Idaho deer.

The Needle in the Haystack | Dec. 10, 2021

Video thumbnail: Idaho Reports Shortages and Surpluses | Dec. 3, 2021

Idaho Reports

Shortages and Surpluses | Dec. 3, 2021

Idaho’s on track to hit a $1.6 billion surplus, and there are a lot of eyes on that money.

Shortages and Surpluses | Dec. 3, 2021