BILL INTRODUCED TO LIGHTEN PRESSURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM  

(Boise) Representative Greg Chaney (R-Caldwell) introduced a bill today in the House Judiciary, Rules, and Administration committee aimed at alleviating budget pressures for counties faced with jail crowding and struggles providing public defense.  The bill, which the committee agreed to move forward, would reduce certain misdemeanor driving offenses to infractions, eliminate mandatory jail time for driving on a suspended license, and allow low-income citizens a … Continue reading BILL INTRODUCED TO LIGHTEN PRESSURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM  

Sex Trafficking Hearing in Judiciary and Rules Committee

“We recognize that something needs to be done,” [Rep. Greg Chaney, R-Caldwell] said. “My biggest concern is that we’ll do something in the name of doing something, and it won’t actually make a difference – but we’ll tell ourselves it did, and the right thing won’t happen because of that.” (Click Here to Keep Reading) Source: Article by Bill Spence, Lewiston Tribune Re-posted at http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/boise/2018/feb/02/lawmakers-hear-sex-trafficking-horror-stories/ Continue reading Sex Trafficking Hearing in Judiciary and Rules Committee

Tax Cut Bill Introduced

**Note: Rep. Chaney voted in favor of introducing the bill at Tuesday’s hearing before the Revenue and Taxation Committee** Source: http://idahonews.com/news/local/idaho-lawmakers-introduce-200-million-tax-cut-plan BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho lawmakers have ushered in a $200 million tax cut plan as the first tax relief proposal of the 2018 legislative session. House Majority Leader Mike Moyle said Tuesday the proposal is one of the largest tax reduction bills ever proposed … Continue reading Tax Cut Bill Introduced

Idaho Now Officially Fastest-Growing State (Idaho Statesman)

In recent months, Boise has made nearly every “best places” list put out by Forbes, and Idaho now is officially the fastest-growing state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Meridian is the nation’s 13th fastest-growing city. -Idaho Statesman 1/18/2018 For the full article, click here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/business/business-insider/article195346584.html Continue reading Idaho Now Officially Fastest-Growing State (Idaho Statesman)

Chaney Presents Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities in Idaho

  Date:  January 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rep. Greg Chaney (208) 332-1055   CHANEY PITCHES BILL BANNING SANCTUARY CITIES IN IDAHO   (Boise) Representative Greg Chaney (R-Caldwell) introduced a bill today in the House State Affairs Committee aimed at protecting Idaho communities by prohibiting local policymakers and law enforcement from becoming “Sanctuary Cities” or counties.   Chaney pointed out that most immigrants were … Continue reading Chaney Presents Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities in Idaho

Greg Chaney Wins Big (Idaho Press-Tribune)

“I enjoy making a positive impact on policies that affect real people. Every issue, no matter how benign or contentious, is about people — people with very real hopes, dreams, challenges, and opportunities.” By IDAHO PRESS- TRIBUNE STAFF newsroom@idahopress.com CALDWELL — District 10 Representative B Republican incumbent Rep. Greg Chaney took the over Democratic challenger Warren Stevens with 67.49 percent of the vote. Chaney is … Continue reading Greg Chaney Wins Big (Idaho Press-Tribune)

Sen. Ted Cruz Endorses Greg Chaney

(CALDWELL, IDAHO) Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) lent his endorsement of Idaho State Representative Greg Chaney this week.  Chaney, who had supported Cruz when he won the Republican Presidential Primary Election in Idaho in March, was enthusiastic about the endorsement: “I have immense respect for Senator Cruz, and I’m honored for him to recognize me as a defender of the Constitution and our American way … Continue reading Sen. Ted Cruz Endorses Greg Chaney

District 10, 11 candidates face off at forum (Idaho Press Tribune)

“The First Amendment very explicitly guarantees the free exercise of religion, and I feel strongly that this is a legal foothold into eroding freedom of religion, into eroding the freedom of speech and into eroding our American way of life, looking to God for direction, and being told to silence ourselves and remove ourselves from the public square, from the economy, from all manner of society, … Continue reading District 10, 11 candidates face off at forum (Idaho Press Tribune)