Education Voters of Idaho

Wealthy Idahoan Swapped Donation to Different Group
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Amid a campaign secrecy dustup, millionaire Idaho businessman Duane Hagadone took back money from a group that was reporting it publicly and gave it to another that fought to keep its donors hidden. On Aug. 6, Hagadone gave $15,000 to Yes for Education, a political action committ…
New York City Mayor Gave Money for Education Reform
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho nonprofit group ordered by a judge this week to disclose its donors has collected $641,160 from contributors including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Education Voters of Idaho had sought to keep financial backers' identities secret after giving more th…
Court Rules on Nonprofit Donor Case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge ruled that a nonprofit group must disclose donors who financed more than $200,000 in campaign ads touting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul. Late Monday, Fourth District Judge Michael Wetherell ruled in favor of Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, w…
Ysursa’s Challenge to Nonprofit Stays in State Court
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A lawsuit to force a group touting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul to reveal still-secret financiers is back in state court. The group, Education Voters of Idaho, sought a shift to federal court, to help it fight Secretary of State Ben Ysursa's …
Hearing Scheduled In Ysursa’s Disclosure Case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge scheduled a hearing for Friday to consider Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa's demand for a group to disclose identities of donors whose money financed campaign ads supporting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul...
Secretary of State Wants Names of Beneficiaries
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Secretary of State Ben Ysursa says he's likely to demand that a group helping finance the campaign to save Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's education reforms reveal its contributors. Education Voters of Idaho collected at least $200,000 to promote L…