Tag: Ron Nate

2021.03.10 | LD.34 Legislative Video Conference

Join the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce for the LD.34 Legislative Video Conference. Sen. Doug Ricks Rep. Ron Nate Rep. Jon Weber Moderated by Hyrum Erickson, Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Chairperson. This virtual event is hosted and brought to you by the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Please CLICK HERE to access the event…

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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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2021.02.10 | LD.34 Legislative Video Conference

Join the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce for the LD.34 Legislative Video Conference. Sen. Doug Ricks Rep. Ron Nate Rep. Jon Weber Moderated by Hyrum Erickson, Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Chairperson. This virtual event is hosted and brought to you by the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Please CLICK HERE to access the event…

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2021 Legislative Update: Week 4

ECONOMY & TAXATION New Legislation: Senate Bill 1041 introduced by Senator Jim Guthrie would prohibit excessive price increases during a declared emergency, amending an already existing law. The bill would protect consumers from unfair pricing in trade and commerce. This week, the legislation was passed out of the Senate Commerce and Human Resource Committee and…

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Nate: A Bill to Protect Idaho Investments (HB.7)

The Sound Money Reserves Act (HB.7) allows Idaho’s State Treasurer to invest some of Idaho’s idle reserves in physical gold and silver quantities. The recent explosion in U.S. government spending and Federal Reserve money printing in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a renewed focus on the critical role gold and silver can play in…

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Nate: Tax Cuts Being Held on Aisle Four 

When you hit the neighborhood grocery store for your weekly shopping trip for eggs, milk, bread, fruits, and other staples, you pay the cost of the groceries plus an additional 6% for the state sales tax going to the state general fund.  The grocery tax brings in about $246 million for the state budget. You…

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Nate: Taxpayers Should Not Pay for Marxist Agendas at Our Universities

Last Friday, in our JFAC committee hearing, I asked Boise State University President, Marlene Tromp, the following question about programming and the budget for BSU. Thank you, President Tromp for your presentation. Last year in the budgeting process this area of the budget, Higher Education, was particularly contentious.  Not much has changed.  Many Idahoans and…

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Conzatti: Biden’s Anti-Family Agenda Steams Ahead

Things are moving quickly right now, both in Boise and in Washington, D.C. Here’s a quick update on news you should know: Biden’s Anti-Family Agenda Steams Ahead The new presidential administration has wasted no time in enacting its radical, anti-family policies. Within hours of his inauguration, President Biden signed one of the most revolutionary executive…

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Support Lemonade Stand Freedom (HB.21)

Cities should not require permits and licenses for the infrequent businesses of minors — be it a lemonade stand, babysitting, lawn mowing, etc. House Bill 21 would do the following: Prohibit local governments from requiring minors to obtain a permit or license to operate an occasional business. Exclude such businesses from an obligation to collect…

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House Bill 21 (2021): Businesses, Licensing, Tax Exempt

House Bill 21 (H0021) would prohibit local governments from imposing restrictions on youth-run businesses.  The restrictions that would no longer be allowed would include licenses, permits, and fees.  This legislation would also exempt youth-run businesses from sales tax collections. Bill Details Number: H0021 (2021) Title: Businesses, Licensing, Tax Exempt Text | Statement of Purpose Status:…

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