Tag: Idaho

Anderson: Freedom of Violence 

By Abigail J. Anderson This past year, I watched painfully as my city burned to the ground. I am a native Minnesotan, born and raised in the Twin City suburbs. I love Minnesota—the lakes, natural beauty, the people, the history and culture, and all the museums and entertainment the Twin Cities have to offer.  On…

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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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2021 Legislative Session | Capitol Clarity with Lt. Governor McGeachin & Rep. Moon

Join Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin and State Representative Dorothy Moon (R-Stanley) for Capitol Clarity every Thursday during the 2021 legislative session. In-Person: Lincoln Auditorium Idaho State Capitol (garden level on the west side of the building) Virtual: View online by visiting Lt. Governor McGeachin‘s or Rep. Moon‘s Facebook page for a live broadcast. This is…

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2021 Legislative Session | Capitol Clarity with Lt. Governor McGeachin & Rep. Moon

Join Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin and State Representative Dorothy Moon (R-Stanley) for Capitol Clarity every Thursday during the 2021 legislative session. In-Person: Lincoln Auditorium Idaho State Capitol (garden level on the west side of the building) Virtual: View online by visiting Lt. Governor McGeachin‘s or Rep. Moon‘s Facebook page for a live broadcast. This is…

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2021 Legislative Session | Capitol Clarity with Lt. Governor McGeachin & Rep. Moon

Join Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin and State Representative Dorothy Moon (R-Stanley) for Capitol Clarity every Thursday during the 2021 legislative session. In-Person: Lincoln Auditorium Idaho State Capitol (garden level on the west side of the building) Virtual: View online by visiting Lt. Governor McGeachin‘s or Rep. Moon‘s Facebook page for a live broadcast. This is…

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2021 Legislative Update: Week 9

EMPLOYMENT & TAXES New Legislation: This week, Senate Bill 1161, introduced by Senator Jim Guthrie (R-McCammon), was referred to the Senate Commerce and Human Resources Committee and sent to be amended.  This bill would add regulation to the system of apprenticeships for electricians.  The system would designate one journeyman electrician to every two apprentices. New Legislation:…

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2021 Legislative Session | Capitol Clarity with Lt. Governor McGeachin & Rep. Moon

Join Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin and State Representative Dorothy Moon (R-Stanley) for Capitol Clarity every Thursday during the 2021 legislative session. In-Person: Lincoln Auditorium Idaho State Capitol (garden level on the west side of the building) Virtual: View online by visiting Lt. Governor McGeachin‘s or Rep. Moon‘s Facebook page for a live broadcast. This is…

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2021 Legislative Session | Capitol Clarity with Lt. Governor McGeachin & Rep. Moon

Join Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin and State Representative Dorothy Moon (R-Stanley) for Capitol Clarity every Thursday during the 2021 legislative session. In-Person: Lincoln Auditorium Idaho State Capitol (garden level on the west side of the building) Virtual: View online by visiting Lt. Governor McGeachin‘s or Rep. Moon‘s Facebook page for a live broadcast. This is…

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2021 Legislative Update: Week 8

ECONOMY, TAXATION, AND TRANSPORTATION Update: Senate Bill 1041, introduced by Senator Jim Guthrie (R-McCammon), would adjust a section of code that bans businesses and individuals from charging excessive prices for pharmaceuticals, water, food and fuel during a state of emergency (also known as price gouging). This bill amends that law to clarify that an exorbitant…

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