Stop Subsidizing Obesity [U.S. PIRG]

STOP SUBSIDIZING OBESITY Original Story Here  HOW TAX DOLLARS BECOME TWINKIES—Since 1995, $17 billion in subsidies for big agribusiness have gone to common junk food ingredients including high-fructose corn syrup. PUT JUNK FOOD SUBSIDIES ON A DIET Our tax dollars should only go to things that serve the public good, yet we’re handing out taxpayer subsidies to big agribusinesses to…

Public Hearing on Anti-Bullying Bill Wednesday – Senator Nicole LeFavour

Sadly Idaho now has the 4th highest suicide rate in the nation. Our state does not do all it can to prevent bullying which can create an environment of unwelcome and contribute to suicide in young people in Idaho schools.After months of negotiations and work, Idaho's new anti-bullying bill will have a public hearing. It would help the bill to have concerned…
Bill Currently Moving in the House to Restrict Youth from Tanning Beds

Bill Currently Moving in the House to Restrict Youth from Tanning Beds

[Give Us Your Thoughts] Dedicated medical student Blake Sampson with the help of Rep. John Rusche (D-Lewiston) have been hard at work pushing a bill that would restrict minors from using cancer causing tanning beds. This bill will save thousands of children currently at risk for unnecessarily developing life threatening skin cancers. Despite having overwhelming support from the medical community,…