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The Washington and Idaho legislatures are right in the thick of their 2021 sessions. Idaho lawmakers expect to finish by March 26. Washington’s session is scheduled to end on April 25.

Even during sessions held during a pandemic, people who can’t travel to Olympia or Boise can keep an eye on what their elected representatives are doing. In Idaho, most of the proceedings are viewable online through Idaho Public Television. In Washington, coverage is provided by TVW.

TVW Video Voters' Guide

Washington voters will vote on Referendum 90 in November. Shall the state’s public schools teach a comprehensive sex education program approved this year by the legislature? Opponents of the bill, in the middle of the pandemic, gathered enough signatures to put it to a vote of the people.

Here are two views, one pro, one con. These are part of TVW’s Video Voters Guide series.