Tag: Chuck Winder

2021 Legislative Update: Week 13

EDUCATION New Legislation: House Bill 377 would protect free speech and prohibit K-12 teachers and professors of higher education institutions from requiring students to adopt a position on any issue personally. It promotes non-discriminatory practices in the classroom and allows for funds to be retracted from a school if there is a violation of this…

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2021 Legislative Update: Week 12

EDUCATION New Legislation: House Bill 364, called the Protecting Critical Thinking in Higher Education Act and sponsored by Representative Barbara Ehardt (R-Idaho Falls), was introduced this week and passed out of the House Education Committee. This bill would reinforce the right to free speech and is being presented in response to the stories of discrimination…

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SJM103: US-Mex-Can Trade Agreement

On February 21, 2019, State Senator Chuck Winder (R-Boise) introduced Senate Joint Memorial 103 (SJM103). According to the proposal’s statement of purpose, SJM103 is a Joint Memorial between the Idaho Senate and House calling upon “Congress to ratify the agreement of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).” The USMCA is a trade agreement between the United…

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