ARTICLE: “Boise’s 11th Street Bikeway Looking To Get Underway”


Boise State Public Radio: Boise’s 11th Street Bikeway Looking To Get Underway Excerpt: Brooke Green, a planner with ACHD and also a state representative, says the goal of the project comes down to greater safety for bikers when travelling on these roads and creating easier cross-town access. “For people to navigate and be in a … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Boise’s 11th Street Bikeway Looking To Get Underway”

INTERVIEW: “Capitol Update – Medicaid Expansion Committee”


“This week’s Capitol Update is with Rep. Brooke Greene of Boise. She is a member of the Equitable Assessment of Costs of Medicaid Expansion Interim Committee. The committee met for the first time on Monday (6/17/2019). The goal of the committee is to explore ways to fund Medicaid Expansion going forward. Currently, the bulk of … Continue reading INTERVIEW: “Capitol Update – Medicaid Expansion Committee”

ARTICLE: “House debates HB 296, the hastily introduced ‘trailer’ bill on initiatives”


Idaho Press Tribune: House debates HB 296, the hastily introduced ‘trailer’ bill on initiatives Excerpt: Rep. Brooke Green, D-Boise, noted how quickly the bill was introduced yesterday, in a hastily called meeting, never announced on the floor of the House, without notice to the crowd waiting in the House gallery at the time to hear … Continue reading ARTICLE: “House debates HB 296, the hastily introduced ‘trailer’ bill on initiatives”

ARTICLE: “House OKs 2 bills that toughen Idaho initiative process”


Idaho Statesman: House OKs 2 bills that toughen Idaho initiative process Excerpt: “That is not democracy, that is not a republic,” said Democratic Rep. John Gannon. “This is tyranny when four legislative districts can prevent a vote.” Democratic Rep. Brooke Green noted that since 2013 only two initiatives have made it on the ballot, and … Continue reading ARTICLE: “House OKs 2 bills that toughen Idaho initiative process”

REP. GREEN: Medicaid Expansion Restriction Bill Hearing


Representative John Vander Woude introduced a bill on Monday that proposed establishing work requirements for Medicaid Expansion and creating null and void principles that are sensitive to any change in funding for the program. This bill would have made the program, that a majority of Idahoans support, susceptible to cancellation. Medicaid Expansion should not face … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Medicaid Expansion Restriction Bill Hearing

REP. GREEN: First Climate Change Hearing in Idaho Legislature


Thank you to Rep. Rubel and Mason along with the Energy, Environment, and Technology Committee for holding the legislature’s first exploratory hearing on climate change. This is a huge step in discussing and recognizing the impact that climate change has on Idaho’s lands and natural resources. I look forward to working with my colleagues on … Continue reading REP. GREEN: First Climate Change Hearing in Idaho Legislature

REP. GREEN: Debate regarding the Christian Persecution Resolution


Commotion on the house floor following heated debate regarding the Christian Persecution Resolution. A special welcome extended to the Five clergymen/women who filled our gallery representing a multitude of faiths. The Christian Persecution bill sends the wrong message from our chamber body that one religions persecution carries a heavier weight then all the religions facing … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Debate regarding the Christian Persecution Resolution

ARTICLE: “Resolution decrying Christian persecution heads to House floor”


Post Register: Resolution decrying Christian persecution heads to House floor Excerpt: Green said her husband, who is an Ada County sheriff’s deputy and the department’s liaison to Boise’s refugee community, has had to stand guard at the local mosque before due to threats. “It does exist,” Green said. “This resolution brings forward and says Christians … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Resolution decrying Christian persecution heads to House floor”

REP. GREEN: The Voter Revenge Act – An Attack On a Constitutional Right


Last week, Senators in the State Affairs Committee voted on Senate Bill 1159 that would make it nearly impossible for a voter initiative to get on the ballot. The legislation almost doubles the signatures required (from 6% to 10% of registered voters) and increases the number of districts from which signatures are needed (previous law … Continue reading REP. GREEN: The Voter Revenge Act – An Attack On a Constitutional Right

REP. GREEN: Standing Up For Medicaid Expansion


My colleagues and I have been advocating for the implementation of the Medicaid expansion the way voters intended. Although we don’t want any restrictions or sideboards, other Representatives have a different idea in mind. In the Health and Welfare Committee, several pieces of legislation have been presented that would create work requirements for citizens applying … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Standing Up For Medicaid Expansion