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2018 Idaho Legislative Session Recap

At the January 2018 Lobby Corps gathering, Senator Lori Den Hartog (District 22) and Representative Paulette Jordan (District 5) opened with a discussion about what led to their decision to run for office and what the process entailed. They offered a glimpse into their own backstories, and also noted issues of importance to them that may emerge during the session.

Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking

Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking

Rep. Ilana Rubel

Rep. Ilana Rubel

Senator Janie Ward-Engelking shared some of the concepts and proposals included in the Higher Education Task Force Final Report, specifically the Adult Completer Scholarship.  Representative Ilana Rubel then provided a comprehensive presentation on the Co-op Model for Higher Education.

Amanda Haines

Amanda Haines

Boise State University political science student Amanda Haines offered an enlightening introduction to essential language for navigating social movements and legislation in 2018.