Southeast Boise Dems to hold final forum of session Tuesday

District 18 all-Democratic legislative delegation will hold the last of its public forums of the 2014 legislative session Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The event will be in the library at East Junior High School, 5600 Warm Springs Ave. in Boise.

Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking and Reps. Phylis King and Ilana Rubel will talk about the session and field questions.

Dan Popkey came to Idaho in 1984 to work as a police reporter. Since 1987, he has covered politics and has reported on 25 sessions of the Legislature. Dan has a bachelor's in political science from Santa Clara University and a master's in journalism from Columbia University. He was a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association and a Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan. A former page in the U.S. House of Representatives, he graduated Capitol Page High School in 1976. In 2007, he led the Statesman’s coverage of the Sen. Larry Craig sex scandal, which was one of three Pulitzer Prize finalists in breaking news. In 2003, he won the Ted M. Natt First Amendment award from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association for coverage of University Place, the University of Idaho’s troubled real estate development in Boise. Dan helped start the community reading project "Big Read." He has two children in college and lives on the Boise Bench with an old gray cat.

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