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Kempthorne wants child programs to continue

Gov. Dirk Kempthorne put out a press release today declaring that he’s “put into place a number of provisions ensuring that the success of his Generation of the Child initiatives – a central focus of his two terms as Governor of Idaho – will continue well into the future.” Those include a series of executive orders that create the Executive Office for Families and Children within the Office of the Governor, and continue the efforts of the Governor’s Coordinating Council for Families and Children, the Early Childhood Coordinating Council, the Governor’s Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and the Governor’s Task Force for Children at Risk.

Of course, the next executive could issue his own orders. Kempthorne’s Senate confirmation hearing as the nominee for U.S. Secretary of the Interior is May 4th – and if confirmed, he’ll move on to D.C., leaving current Lt. Gov. Jim Risch as Idaho’s new governor.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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