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On The Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • Fourth District judge finds IDOC withheld public information on execution drugs.
  • State legislators seek to change ballot initiative procedures and Medicare qualifiers.
  • Film production at the Old Pen guaranteed to scare.
  • A film festival highlighting dance in cinema comes to Boise.

- Last week, District Judge Lynn Norton ruled the Idaho Department of Corrections withheld information regarding execution drugs, including purchase receipts and drug sources. Idaho Matters speaks with Aliza Cover, the University of Idaho law professor who requested the records and Molly Kafka, the ACLU attorney who represented her.

- Idaho voters overwhelming showed support in November for Medicare expansion. Some state legislators  are unhappy with the results of the ballot initiative and are looking to change provisions to expansion and the ballot initiative process. Idaho Matters speaks with Reclaim Idaho executive director Rebecca Schroeder.

- The film Paranormal Prison is in principle photography at the Old Idaho Penitentiary and we meet producer Catrine McGregor about spooky happenings - both on and off film.

- The Idaho Screendance Festival marries choreographed dance with cinema and on Wednesday, Idaho Matters speaks with Marla Hansen of the Idaho Dance Theater and Alyssa Tolman, adjunct professor of dance at Boise State.