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New Bipartisan Nonprofit Advocates, Lobbies For Idaho Children

Ted S. Warren
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A father, right, picks up his daughter from a daycare center in Tacoma, Washington in May 2020.

‘Put kids first.’ We hear this term a lot, but many times, children are left out of the conversation when it comes to implementing legislation that impacts these very kids and their families. 

A new bipartisan nonprofit organization is aiming to change that.


The group, Idaho Children Are Primary, is made up of business leaders, educators, doctors and other child experts from both sides of the political aisle.


Together, they have the goal to make Idaho better for children.


Joining Idaho Matters today to talk more about the new organization are Idaho Children Are Primary board members Dr. John Rusche and Trent Clark. 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.