Tag: Steve Harris

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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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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