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Chuck Winder

A flurry of sexual misconduct claims in state capitols comes three-and-a-half years after the #MeToo movement started. The continued incidents highlight both that problems persist and that some legislatures are responding more assertively.

The Senate voted 30-5 following in favor of a bill that would ban the use of any handheld mobile electronic device (cellphones, laptops, tablets, etc.) while driving. Drivers also could not wear headphones or watch videos under the bill.

The Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would create the “Choose Life” specialty license plate. The plate is intended to provide an option for those who wish to “proudly express their support for unborn children.”

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BOISE • A controversial bill met its end — at least for this session — as Right to Life of Idaho canceled legislation requiring women seeking an abortion to get an ultrasound.

The discussion on women's reproductive health issues isn't just taking place through protests on the Statehouse steps or in public hearings. W…

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