ARTICLE: “Veteran Fertility Memorial Clears the Senate”


Fox News Radio: Veteran Fertility Memorial Clears the Senate Excerpt: “When I found out that the VA was not covering fertility treatments for injured veterans, I was shocked and disappointed,” Boise lawmaker Rep. Brooke Green said in a prepared statement. “When a soldier goes to combat, they should expect to come home and be taken … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Veteran Fertility Memorial Clears the Senate”

REP. GREEN: Serving Those Who Serve Us – A Huge Thank You


Last year, more first responders died from suicide than in the line of duty. That is why I am extremely grateful that, on February 28th, the House passed the first responder Post Traumatic Stress Injury bill. This bill would give workers compensation to first responders for treatment for psychological trauma. Previously, this compensation was only … Continue reading REP. GREEN: Serving Those Who Serve Us – A Huge Thank You

ARTICLE: “Gun Bills – One Dead, One Alive”


Bonner County Daily Bee: Gun Bills – One Dead, One Alive Excerpt: The guns-in-schools legislation, introduced Feb. 26 in House State Affairs by Rep. Chad Christensen, R-Ammon, was approved by the committee for printing after a discussion that included pushback from Boise Democrats Reps. John Gannon and Brooke Green. Rep. Green, whose husband is in … Continue reading ARTICLE: “Gun Bills – One Dead, One Alive”

ARTICLE: “First responder PTSD bill resoundingly passes House, goes to governor”


Idaho State Journal: First responder PTSD bill resoundingly passes House, goes to governor Excerpt: Rep. Brooke Green, D-Boise, whose husband is an Ada County sheriff’s deputy, said, “They can’t unsee it, they can’t unfeel it, and they cannot unsmell it. … These men and women, they don’t seek help easily, they don’t admit when there’s … Continue reading ARTICLE: “First responder PTSD bill resoundingly passes House, goes to governor”

ARTICLE: “Guns in schools – Opponents fill Capitol as school concealed carry bill is introduced”


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”

REP. GREEN: Reforming Mandatory Minimums for Sentencing


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

REP. GREEN: My Joint Memorial for Veterans Reproductive Health passed the House!


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!

REP. GREEN: House Joint Memorial introduced


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

ARTICLE: “Bill to allow impact fee exemption for public charter schools goes to House”


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”