A pair of District 1 legislators are taking part in the annual Steps for Schools walking challenge.
A record 75 elected officials in Idaho, including 37 newcomers, are participating in the annual event, a program of the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health. The program, which promotes the importance of being physically active, also helps legislators raise funds for local schools.
The Friday before last was the final day that potential bills were able to be introduced into our afternoon committees in the House. This deadline resulted in a flurry of activity among the legislators, and a group of exasperatedcommittee secretaries who were having to repeatedly redo agendas for that Friday’s meetings.