Tag: Governor Little

Action Alert: Fetal Heartbeat Legislation (HB.366)

Have you ever considered when life begins? The Governor will soon be taking action on House Bill 366 (HB.366), a pro-life bill that takes a stance on when life begins. Some propose that a sign of life is determined by detecting a heartbeat. At this moment, life begins. Much like one indicator of death is no…

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Nate: Toward a Legislature Working for the People

Several representatives have seen the legislative process shut down good legislation (without a vote), stall out on important work needing to be done, and ignore the calls of citizens to end the burdensome emergency and health orders. These representatives are using procedural motions to draw attention to growing frustrations from citizens, and I support their…

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Idaho: Taking Important Steps Towards Securing “The Blessing Of Liberty”.

Now that Governor Brad Little has officially signed the last of the bills on his desk, the Idaho 2020 Legislative Session has officially come to a close. While it wasn’t an ideal session by any means, we are pleased with certain outcomes and legislative actions. We feel that the Idaho legislature has taken important steps…

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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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Smaller Regs, Bigger Government

The Madison Liberty Institute on Governor Little’s State Address: Last year, in his first State-of-the-State address, Idaho Governor, Brad Little, was disappointing.  He tossed out one or two conservative nuggets but mostly delivered a big-government banquet that would please any progressive or socialist.  It was disappointing from freedom, liberty, and constitutional perspectives, but it was…

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08.27.2019: Public Hearing Reminder on Education

TONIGHT, August 27, 2019, is the last public hearing scheduled by Idaho Department of Education this summer to address the following administrative rules: IDAPA 08.02.03 Rules Governing Thoroughness (subsections 004, 007, 008, 009, 111, 112, 116, and 150) – specifically the Idaho Content Standards (incorporated by reference, Definitions, Assessments, Accountability, Unique Student Identifier, and Basic Values IDAPA 08.02.04…

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The Future of Idaho’s Education System is Depending on You.

It is no secret that education has the power to change a child’s life. It is partly through education that a child’s knowledge of the world around them is impacted and they decide how they want to make a difference in society for the better. With that being said, if education plays such an essential role…

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Public Hearings: Idaho Department of Education

Earlier this summer, numerous Idahoans signed petitions requesting public hearings for changes the Idaho Department of Education made regarding the following rules: IDAPA 08.02.03 Rules Governing Thoroughness (subsections 004, 007, 008, 009, 111, 112, 116, and 150) – specifically the Idaho Content Standards (incorporated by reference, Definitions, Assessments, Accountability, Unique Student Identifier, and Basic Values IDAPA…

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Public Hearings: Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Earlier this summer, numerous Idahoans signed petitions requesting public hearings for changes the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare made regarding the following rules: Docket 16-0000-1900 for IDAPA 16.02.11 Immunizations of children attending licensed daycare facilities in Idaho, 16.02.12 Procedures and testing to be performed on newborn infants, 16.02.15 Immunization requirements for Idaho school children,…

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Public Hearings: Idaho Department of Lands

Earlier this summer, numerous Idahoans signed petitions requesting public hearings for changes the  Idaho Department of Lands made regarding the following rules: IDAPA 20.03.01 Rules Governing Dredge and Placer Mining Operations in Idaho. The information regarding this hearing as published in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin can be found here. The purpose of this post is…

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