This week,  Idaho political expert Randy Stapilus takes a look at the influence of the Idaho Freedom Foundation in the Idaho Legislature, The medicaid issue in Idaho, and what the latest census numbers mean to Idaho politicians.

Randy Stapilus has been a journalist, analyst and author in the region since 1974. An award-winning reporter and editor for daily newspapers including those in Boise, Pocatello, Nampa, Lewiston and Coeur d’Alene, he is also the author of a number of books, including the award-winning Paradox Politics (published by Ridenbaugh Press, 1988) and It Happened in Idaho (published by the Globe-Pequot Press, 2002). He is editor and publisher of the Ridenbaugh Press publications. You can hear him every Monday morning from 8:20-8:40 AM on Top Story with Kelly Klaas and Jill Skeem throughout the legislative session.