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VICTORY! Idaho Republican legislators’ latest effort to sabotage the initiative process fails

Excerpt: An attempt to approve Senate Joint Resolution 101 -- dubbed the "Silence the Voters Amendment" by critics -- fell eight votes short on March 30th, 2023, which means the proposed constitutional change won't be sent to Idaho voters. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Idaho Republican legislators are once again trying to gut the people’s initiative power

Excerpt: The goal of SJR 101 is to stymie any future use of the people's initiative power to let voters consider policies that go unconsidered in the state Legislature, which has been dominated by militant right wing Republicans for years.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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