"Between 2001 and 2010 more than a dozen pro-preschool bills were introduced in Idaho’s Legislature. Some proposals would have created a statewide pre-k system. Others were small changes... All failed," writes Boise State Public Radio. "Now, one lawmaker wants to change that. State Representative Hy Kloc (D-Boise) has written legislation he plans to introduce next year to create a pilot pre-k program."
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ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Democratic state Representative Mimi Stewart (D–Albuquerque), who also serves on the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Board of Directors, released the following statement on the results of the City of Albuquerque’s ballot initiative to ban abortions.
Oklahoma's GOP legislators have a long history of playing doctor when it comes to women's health, and the Oklahoman reports on their latest failed attempt: "A state law aimed at banning certain drug-induced abortions would prohibit all such abortions, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case that could ultimately be decided by the nation's highest court..."
The Alaska Chamber of Commerce is weighing in on whether or not the state legislature should expand Medicaid. And their conclusion, according to the Alaska Daily News: The Last Frontier “should expand its Medicaid program under the U.S. Affordable Care Act.”