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Tax Cut Clears Senate (3/2/2018) - On March 1, the Senate approved H463 which provided tax-cuts for Idaho citizens and prevented tax increases caused by the changes to the tax code at the federal level. The bill will now be sent to Governor Otter for his signature.  After the passage of the bill Rep. Greg Chaney, who co-sponsored the legislation, said: I’m excited to see Idahoans get a tax cut. Legislation …
BILL INTRODUCED TO LIGHTEN PRESSURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM   (2/13/2018) - (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 …
Sex Trafficking Hearing in Judiciary and Rules Committee (2/3/2018) - “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/
Tax Cut Bill Introduced (1/31/2018) - **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 …
Idaho Now Officially Fastest-Growing State (Idaho Statesman) (1/19/2018) - 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