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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
Computerized Discrimination In Criminal Justice (2/6/2019) - IDAHO MUST ELIMINATE COMPUTERIZED DISCRIMINATION IN ITS CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BY: REP. GREG CHANEY (R-Caldwell) The most sacred responsibility of any lawmaker is to ensure that we protect the people we serve. That means everybody, not just certain select groups. Unfortunately, when it comes to criminal justice in Idaho, existing practices in the state threaten the very concept of fairness guaranteed to all of its …

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Statehouse Update 3-17-2019 (3/17/2019) - Algorithm Bill Sails Through Senate Committee H118, Rep. Chaney’s “Minority Report” bill to mandate transparency in pretrial algorithms, passed the Senate Judiciary & Rules Committee on Monday.  The bill is expected to receive a vote of the full Senate early next week.   Supporting A Better Referendum Process The Idaho House Republican Caucus supports SB 1159 concepts to expand voter involvement in the initiative and …
Statehouse Update 3-9-2019 (3/10/2019) - “Minority Report” Bill Advances H118, Rep. Chaney’s “Minority Report” bill to ensure transparency in computer-generated criminal justice decisions, passed the house 66-2 on Monday, March 4, 2019.  For more on the bill, click here: https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2019/mar/05/algorithms-idaho-legislation/   An Idaho Medicaid Solution Caucus-members helped jump start the discussion on Medicaid expansion this morning to discuss House Bill 249 in a packed Lincoln Auditorium. Originally introduced on Wednesday, this legislation …
Statehouse Update 3-1-19 (3/1/2019) - Idaho Council on Federal Lands New legislation would create a legislative council to help Idaho deal with federal lands issues. The Idaho Council on Federal Lands would be comprised of four members from the House and four from the Senate. “The Federal Government manages 63% of the land in our beautiful state, so the creation of this committee is well past due,” said co-sponsor Rep. …

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