Sanctuary City Policy Issues Resurface

In 2017, Rep. Chaney and Rep. Sage Dixon (R-Ponderay) introduced legislation to prohibit sanctuary city policies in Idaho. A firestorm of criticism quickly erupted.  Chaney pushed back on those who tried to blur the line between immigration and illegal immigration. There were extended negotiations with agricultural interests.  One critique that seemed to gain momentum was that the legislation wasn’t necessary because there were no sanctuary cities … Continue reading Sanctuary City Policy Issues Resurface

Let’s Work Together to Reopen Idaho

By Greg Chaney Ronald Reagan once said: “We must have faith in the people of this country and faith in our principles.” Idahoans are certainty worthy of the faith of which Reagan spoke: tough, thoughtful, resilient, and patriotic, our admirable commitment to independence and self-sufficiency has given rise to an anxious enthusiasm to see all impediments removed that threaten our ability to stand on our … Continue reading Let’s Work Together to Reopen Idaho

Chaney Condemns Targeting Law Enforcement Families

In a Facebook Live broadcast, Rep. Chaney condemned what he considers to be insincere, opportunistic agitators and protesters who took their disapproval of COVID-19 restrictions to the extreme by protesting a Meridian Police Officer’s home. Chaney also condemned Lt. Governor McGeachin for acts and omission on her part that encourage continued unrest.  Both the Idaho Press-Tribune and Idaho Statesman expressed their support for Chaney’s message. Continue reading Chaney Condemns Targeting Law Enforcement Families

April 4 Virtual Town Hall w/ Sen. Lakey

On April 4, Rep. Chaney hosted a Virtual Town Hall and had as a special guest Sen. Todd Lakey (R-Nampa). Sen. Lakey is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and sits on the Senate Taxation and Local Government Committee; Rep. Chaney is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and sits on the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. Therefore, the two have a lot of interaction … Continue reading April 4 Virtual Town Hall w/ Sen. Lakey