March 27, 2008

ID: “cells alone are not the answer”

Well, good for the Idaho state senate (something I've never imagined myself saying), from New West:

Idaho Senate Overrides Gov’s Veto of Drug Treatment Funding

An impressive vote of 30- 5... provided the supermajority needed for the Idaho Senate to override a gubernatorial veto of a bill providing funding for drug rehabilitation. Gov. Butch Otter vetoed line-items in two Senate bills last week which provide $16.8 million in funding for substance abuse treatment programs in the state...