BOISE -- Around 7 p.m. Thursday the 2014 Idaho Legislature adjourned Sine Die.

Everyone appeared to be in a good mood Thursday evening, ready for this session to be over.

In the last four years lawmakers have gone into April twice and to March 29 twice.

Knowing that it costs $30,000 a day for the Legislature to be in session, the House and Senate leadership wanted to end this year sooner.

As a leadership team we picked a target of 75 days, and we have stayed focus on that and that is been the difference this year is having a date this is when we intend to get out, said Rep. Brent Crane, R-Nampa.

So Thursday marked day 74. As a point of reference, the shortest session was 68 days which happened four times - the latest was 2002.

For a full roundup of the coverage for 2014, click here for KTVB's Capitol Watch page.

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