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Chaney on Property Tax (3/30/2020) - Rep. Chaney on the importance of reducing the amount of property tax collected and not just shifting it from one taxpayer to another
Chaney Named Chairman of House Judiciary (5/9/2019) - Speaker of the House Scott Bedke announced Rep. Greg Chaney has been appointed Chairman of the House Judiciary, Rules, and Administration Committee. For more, check out the Idaho Press Tribune Article here.
Expedited Eviction Bill Falls (Idaho Press-Tribune) (3/5/2019) - “Greg Chaney, R-Caldwell, fiercely opposed the legislation because he viewed it as an affront to due process in the state.” On Monday, H138, the Expedited Eviction Bill failed to pass the House 34-36; click here for coverage by the Idaho Press Tribune. https://www.idahopress.com/news/local/expedited-evictions-bill-narrowly-fails-to-pass-house/article_4e05fb1c-945b-54c5-9656-b1a3dc2ce54f.html
Updates and Newsletters
Sanctuary City Policy Issues Resurface (5/29/2020) - 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 …
Let’s Work Together to Reopen Idaho (5/8/2020) - 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 …
Chaney Condemns Targeting Law Enforcement Families (4/24/2020) - 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.