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National Caucus of Environmental Legislators
Agenda 21/2030

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

July 9, 2019 0

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators by Karen Schumacher The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) is a “nonpartisan network of legislative champions to protect, conserve, and improve the natural and human environment” for “advancing sound […]

Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules
Featured

Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules

May 29, 2019 2

Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules Governor Little Proposes To Cut And Simplify One-Third Of All Rule Chapters Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little is accepting public comment through June 11 on the administrative […]

Inaction On Regulations A Great Accomplishment
Idaho

Inaction On Regulations A Great Accomplishment

April 19, 2019 0

Legislature’s Inaction On Agency Regs May Be Its Greatest Accomplishment By Wayne Hoffman The most monumental thing the 2019 Idaho Legislature did is what it didn’t do: The Legislature didn’t reauthorize thousands of pages of […]

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana
Agriculture

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana by Rep. Dorothy Moon

April 3, 2019 4

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana by Rep. Dorothy Moon On December 20, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill which allowed Americans to legally grow, use, and transport hemp products. I was excited and encouraged to […]

Legislative Session Indirect Democracy
Featured

Senate Bill 1159: Direct or Indirect Democracy

March 28, 2019 6

Senate Bill 1159: Direct or Indirect Democracy By Representative Heather Scott After listening to several hours of testimony on SB1159, I have been trying to determine if there is a bigger picture.  I Keep thinking […]

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process
Editorial/Opinion

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process

March 27, 2019 1

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process by Brent Regan The “Voter Initiative” is in the crosshairs of Senate Bill No. 1159 which seeks to add additional requirements on the initiative process. These additional requirements include: […]

Ballot Initiative Reform
Letters to the Editor

Idaho S1159: Ballot Initiative Reform

March 26, 2019 1

Ballot Initiative Reform My first reaction was in opposition to SB1159, the ballot initiative reform. How dare the legislators take power from the people. However, after speaking with various people about this issue, I knew […]

Idaho Legislature State Licensing Bills
Editorial/Opinion

Idaho Legislature State Licensing Bills

March 10, 2019 0

Idaho Legislature State Licensing Bills by Rocky Ferrenburg For being in a conservative state, our legislators are so eager to create artificial barriers to entry. As per usual we have a number of licensure bills […]

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