Idaho State Journal: Guns in schools – Opponents fill Capitol as school concealed carry bill is introduced Excerpt: Christensen said his intention, if the bill were to pass, would be that local law enforcement would work with school districts on safety training and build relationships with teachers. Rep. Brooke Green, D-Boise, whose husband is an … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Guns in schools – Opponents fill Capitol as school concealed carry bill is introduced”
This week I voted against a proposed bill that would work to take public lands away from the citizens. The bill that went before the House would create a council elected by the majority party that would work to advise the legislature on policies relating to federal lands. The majority justified this action by stating … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Idaho’s Public Lands
I would like to take a moment to commend my colleague Representative Rubel for her hard work and dedication to reforming mandatory minimums in Idaho. When passed by the House, this bill would mend the minimum sentencing laws currently in place for those charged with possession or trafficking of controlled substances. This much needed change would … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Reforming Mandatory Minimums for Sentencing
This week, the House passed my Joint Memorial regarding veterans rights to reproductive health care! This bill gives veterans struggling with reproductive health issues that are a result of an injury incurred while serving the ability to seek out reproductive health aid without being forced to pay out of pocket. I genuinely believe that those … Continue reading REP. GREEN: My Joint Memorial for Veterans Reproductive Health passed the House!
Today I stood beside my childhood friend as we introduced a House Joint Memorial calling on our Congressional Delegation to address the flawed Policy that is preventing our combat injured Veterans access to fertility treatment. Throughout the years I have had a front seat to the remarkable journey Micah and Linzi Bommarito Andersen have taken … Continue reading REP. GREEN: House Joint Memorial introduced
Idaho Press: Bill to allow impact fee exemption for public charter schools goes to House Excerpt: Most representatives supported the bill, but a few were concerned about its inclusion of an emergency clause, which would allow the law to be enacted before July 1 as most laws are. Den Hartog said the emergency clause was … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Bill to allow impact fee exemption for public charter schools goes to House”
I introduced a memorial focusing on reproductive health services for injured and disabled veterans. A memorial is a formal recognition by the Idaho Legislature that calls upon Congress to take particular action on an issue. My memorial asks Congress to take steps forward to provide fertility treatment and other reproductive health services to Idaho combat … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Veterans’ Reproductive Health Memorial
This last week, HJR 2, a bill for a constitutional amendment to add a 7th member to the redistricting commission by the executive branch, was introduced in the Idaho House. HJR 2 would be extremely dangerous since it would change Idaho’s balanced redistricting commission into a partisan-leaning one ripe for gerrymandering. When it was reviewed … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Gerrymandering Constitutional Amendment
Local News Channel 8: Idaho Democrats protest State Affairs hearing Excerpt: “Our most important job is to represent the people of Idaho,” said Rep. Brooke Green (D), of Boise. “The committee hearing for this bill was extremely suspect. A last-minute hearing on a Friday for a bill this impactful is irresponsible. The individuals who voted … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Idaho Democrats protest State Affairs hearing”
The message was clear! Our neighbors stand side-by-side on the Capitol steps to Rally for Medicaid expansion!