Tag: Brad Little

Zito: The Match Continues

The actions of the Executive branch this week with regard to the Stay Healthy Order are beginning to feel like a horrible game of chess. The legislature—your voice in state government—is being challenged in a most unfair way. When the legislature was not in session, the executive branch did as it pleased without listening to…

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Coalition Applauds Governor Little’s Leadership to Promote Family Prosperity in Idaho 

The Protect Idaho Families Coalition supports the Governor’s decision to sign House Bills 500 and 509 into law. We recognize that the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act and the Idaho Vital Statistics Act are vital to the protection of every individual and family in our state.   “We are excited to see Idaho is going in…

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22 Counties Petitioned. Now What?

For years, Idaho’s House of Representatives and State Senate has voted to renew the Administrative Code and, in doing so, approved any new rules created by our numerous state agencies. At the beginning of the most recent legislative session, Idaho had over 8,000 pages of administrative rules! These ranged in topics, covering everything from vaccinations…

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07.03.2019: Administrative Rules Deadline

Recently, we posted an article regarding the unique opportunity to review and call for public hearings on the Idaho Administrative Code. Since the legislature did not renew the code during the 2019 legislative session, all 8,200 (+) pages of rules, fees, and regulations are open for public comment and action! You may request a public…

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House Passes Arbitrary School Threat Bill

On February 27, 2019, State Representative Bill Goesling (R-Moscow) introduced House Bill 209 (H0209), which “amends existing law to authorize a peace officer to arrest a person without a warrant in certain instances.” This legislation essentially makes it legal for police officers to arrest and detain people who make an active school threat. Currently, someone…

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S1049: Partial-Birth Abortion

On February 1, 2019, State Senators Lori Den Hartog and Todd Lakey introduced Senate Bill 1049 (S1049), which seeks to amend “existing law to revise provisions regarding partial-birth abortion.” If passed, S1049 would update Idaho’s ban on partial-birth abortion to be consistent with federal law. The ban ensures that partial-birth abortions are illegal to perform…

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