Cherie Buckner-Webb

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As more and more cases of COVID-19 are confirmed around the world and here in Idaho, there is a critical shortage of PPE, or personal protective equipment. Medical professionals are pleading for more supplies as they help people infected with the coronavirus. 

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After Republicans blasted Boise State University’s diversity programs this past summer, state lawmakers from both parties squared off in a debate Tuesday night on the issue.

  • Big changes with leadership at the Boise Contemporary Theater.
  • A look at the recent Idaho visit from a Trump administration official. 
  • Swimming the Boise River — for a cause.
  • Girls on the Run. 

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The City Club of Boise held the 2nd annual Marilyn Shuler Forum on Human Rights, featuring Idaho native and State Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb.

Some people may be disturbed by language used in the forum.

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Idaho Republican state senators have signed off on a bill along party lines that would require medical providers to tell patients they may be able to reverse a chemical abortion if they change their mind.

Idaho State Legislature

Idaho Democrats pushed for a jobs package and ethics reform at the start of this legislative term.  At the end, none of these proposals made it very far.  They announced Friday they’ll renew their efforts next year.  Democrats also want a constitutional amendment to guard against mandated medical procedures.