Chaney Appoints Subcommittee to Examine COVID-19 Liability

(Boise) Representative Greg Chaney (R-Caldwell), chairman of the House Judiciary, Rules, and Administration Committee announced today that he has chosen Rep. Julianne Young, R-Blackfoot, to chair a subcommittee on the topic of coronavirus civil liability. The Judiciary, Rules, and Administration committee was responsible for considering the risk of lawsuits related to COVID-19 during the 2020 extraordinary legislative session—a debate that became the central focus of … Continue reading Chaney Appoints Subcommittee to Examine COVID-19 Liability

Important 2C Information for the November 2020 General Election

Absentee Voting If you’ve requested an absentee ballot, be sure it’s received by the Canyon County Elections Office no later than 8:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020. IMPORTANT: Postmarks don’t count as being “received” by the Elections Office.  Even if you mail your ballot before election day, the Elections Office may not receive it until AFTER it is no longer eligible to be counted! MAIL … Continue reading Important 2C Information for the November 2020 General Election

A Clear Vision during Uncertain Times

We’re facing difficult and unprecedented times. On top of the everyday challenges we face during the best of times, we must contend with COVID-19 concerns, economic instability, and a heightened level of vitriol and anger in public discourse. During difficult times, it’s important to have leaders who are strong enough to filter through the noise of our chaotic times and stay focused on vision for … Continue reading A Clear Vision during Uncertain Times

Our Shared Community; Our Shared Legacy

“Whether you’ve been part of our community for 5 months or 5 generations, your presence here adds to the legacy we pass on to future generations of Canyon County residents.” If you’re new to the area, let me say welcome! You’re following a generations-long tradition of those who have moved here for a better life. If you or your family have been here a while, … Continue reading Our Shared Community; Our Shared Legacy

Addendum to Committee Report Submitted

The Joint Judiciary Working Group wrestled with a host of difficult issues during a meeting that lasted more than four hours via Zoom on Friday, August 14, 2020.  After working through eight different proposed amendments to a previously submitted piece of recommended legislation as well as discussion on the parts of the legislation that weren’t amended.  The legislation had been advanced along with a committee … Continue reading Addendum to Committee Report Submitted