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Today’s hearing has wrapped up, after 30 people offered testimony: 27 of them opposed to the proposed federal waiver application for work-reporting requirements, and three in favor. You can read my full story here at (subscription required), or pick up Wednesday's edition of the Idaho Press.

The three who spoke in favor were Machele Hamilton of Nampa, chair of the Canyon County Republican Central Committee; Fred Birnbaum, vice president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation; and Rep. John Vander Woude, R-Nampa. Vander Woude was among five state legislators offering testimony today; he was the only one supporting the requirement. He also was its lead sponsor.

Betsy Z. Russell is the Boise bureau chief and state capitol reporter for the Idaho Press and Adams Publishing Group. Follow her on Twitter at @BetsyZRussell.

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