The new School of Public Service at Boise State polled Idahoans in early January on a host of public policy topics, from education to the economy, environment and immigration.

Filibuster Session #3, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, will offer an opportunity to discuss the survey with two of the researchers who helped design and roll out the relaunched Idaho Public Policy Survey: Greg Hill, chair of the Department of Public Policy and Administration and Justin Vaughn, associate professor of political science. Jaclyn Kettler, also of the political science department, will moderate the discussion.

The poll, commissioned by SPS Dean Corey Cook and conducted by Boise polling and political strategy firm GS Strategy Group, asked 1,000 Idaho adults about perennial public policy issues that matter to Idahoans, and that help researchers answer questions about priorities, policy preferences and demographic and electoral trends.

The 2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions is an informal, fortnightly meetup to discuss the latest happenings at the Idaho Legislature, hosted by The Blue Review, the Boise State School of Public Service and the Boise State Political Science Department. We hold the Filibuster Sessions at Saint Lawrence Gridiron, 705 W. Bannock St., just south of the Capitol, starting at 5:30 pm, every other Wednesday through March.

Hill and Vaughn will discuss the results on Wednesday, starting at 5:30 at Saint Lawrence Gridiron, 705 W. Bannock St., in Boise

Between 1990 and 2011, Boise State conducted annual policy surveys as well, now archived in the Albertsons Library ScholarWorks database.

Note: The Blue Review is a program of the School of Public Service at Boise State but was not involved in execution of the survey.

2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions

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