These kids deserve safe schools and they organized a heck of an event – maybe 5000-7000 people. Their reasonable safety is a government obligation and Sue Chew and I were so pleased to help carry the March For Our Lives Banner along with Council Member Lisa Sanchez. And my daughter and my 4 year old grandson walked nearby. John McCrostie played the clarinet in the Idaho Peace Band.

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University Tuition Doubles But State Funding Stays Flat

I requested a legislative staff update to a compilation of University tuition and State funding. It shows Tuition has doubled in 8 years while State funding is pretty flat – despite a substantial increase in students! My generation didn’t have tuition but Idaho still says “Go On” and doesn’t help to pay for it. If you can’t read it, message me and I will send you a copy. I have a couple of bills that help

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No One Hurt in Orchard/Clark Street Fire

Fire is an unexpected but constant threat  and apartment occupants today at Clark and Orchard on the Bench experienced a horrible fire, fueled by the plastic composition of hot tubs or spas and pallets.  One woman on oxygen was removed from her apartment by two workers from a nearby tire store, who promptly went door to door to advise them of the danger.  Below you can see a plume of black smoke that could be seen a mile away.  The next picture shows what is …

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