Dems pivot to health care, Idaho advances restrictive initiative bill, and other headlines


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On Tuesday the Supreme Court examined gerrymandered voting districts in the U.S.

NEWS: Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Shelley Redinger calls for added state funding instead of lifting a local levy cap.


IN OTHER NEWS...

MAXimum safety
Another model of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 made an emergency landing in Florida yesterday. (CNN)

click to enlarge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 28, 2019. - ERIN SCHAFF/THE NEW YORK TIMES
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 28, 2019.
Pivot to health
Democrats make a hard pivot to health care with news that the Trump administration intends to strike down the Affordable Care Act. (New York Times)

I don't know, Idaho...
An Idaho House committee voted in favor of a bill that restricts the voter initiative process, despite overwhelming public opposition, the Idaho Statesman reports. Bill sponsors say the bill will help reflect rural counties in Idaho... though they still get to vote on the initiative if it makes it on the ballot, obviously.


Local news is dying, and most people don't have no idea
Most Americans believe their local news outlets, including TV, radio, print and digital are doing very well. The truth is that regional news ecosystems are dying. More from the Atlantic.

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Quinn Welsch

Quinn Welsch is the copy editor of the Inlander.