Schools Get $18M From Lottery


0  Updated at 8:46 am, July 17th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(BOISE, ID) – Public schools across the state are getting $18 million from the Idaho Lottery.  Fiscal year 2013 marks the highest dividend in the lottery’s 24-year history in the Gem State. It’s also $7 million more than schools received last year. Another $18 million will go to the state’s permanent building fund, and $12 million more will be added to the state’s bond levy equalization fund. Gov. Butch Otter praised the lottery’s contributions to education as a “boon” for Idahoans.