We need 36 votes to pass a bill in the House to restore $30 million of temporary assistance to Idaho’s most vulnerable families and $16 million to enforce child support payments. If we don’t, Idaho’s children will risk losing more than $200 million of support payments they desperately need.
Better Idaho is finding the votes for it to pass in the Idaho House.
We have already emailed all the following representatives. Now we need your help getting them to answer our email.
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The bill would need 36 votes to pass the House.
Rep. John Rusche said all 14 Democrats will vote for it. That leaves 22 votes.
We have 11 votes from GOP lawmakers
We count 4 votes as “maybes”
Scott Bedke – he said he would support it in a April 16 press conference
That means we only need 8 more (maybe 4).
URGENT – if you see your representative’s name, it’s critical that you ask him or her to answer the email from Better Idaho
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LOW PRIORITY – If your representative is on this list, feel free to email him.
Here are the lawmakers who voted to kill the bill – we’ll count them as voting “no.”
Here are the lawmaker(s) who said they won’t vote for it