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Tue., Jan. 15, 2013, 9:02 a.m.

Vick: Boost Foster Care Payments

Conservative North Idaho Sen. Steve Vick has only been on the Legislature’s joint committee for a week, but on Monday, he said he saw a budget request that he views as more justified than others: Slightly raising Idaho’s low-ranking foster care reimbursements. “It seems to be one of those that’s more justified in my mind,” said Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, who once looked into becoming a foster parent himself/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

Question: Do you agree/disagree with Sen. Vick that and increase foster care reimbursements is more worthy than other worthy considerations for more state money?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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