The Dream Act may still be a dream but Deferred Action is enough for some
By Nathaniel Hoffman
Almost two years ago a high school student from the Magic Valley told Boise Weekly: "Inside, I want to say I am American. But in reality, I'm not American because of my legal status in the United States."
"Driving with having only earned four to five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can be just as impairing as driving legally drunk. I don't think most people are aware of this. That's really the punchline."
"Idaho has among some of the highest suicide rates in the nation. We're 44 percent higher than the national average, and that includes a good many young people. There's a tremendous pressure on kids to succeed."
In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.