Statehouse Update 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 … Continue reading Statehouse Update 3-17-2019

Law Changes Back in Favor of the Little Guy

Rep. Chaney was the House sponsor of H554, a bill that restored the laws of accountability and responsibility for automobile accidents to its traditional status. In 2014, the legislature adopted a new law that allowed insurance companies in certain circumstances to refuse to pay for the damage and injuries caused to an accident victim–even if the victim did nothing to cause the crash herself.  In … Continue reading Law Changes Back in Favor of the Little Guy

Chaney’s Final Bills Scheduled for Hearing

The last two bills worked on and sponsored by Rep. Greg Chaney will be heard in the Senate Judiciary & Rules Committee Monday, March 19, 2018.  In addition to co-sponsoring other bills on issues such as taxation, occupational licensing, and criminal justice reform, Rep. Chaney took the lead on four pieces of legislation during the 2018 legislative session: Legislation Number Title/Description Current Status HCR36 Designates … Continue reading Chaney’s Final Bills Scheduled for Hearing

DIPG Awareness Day Approved

UPDATE: The Senate this week approved the resolution unanimously on Monday.  Thanks to Sen. Mary Souza (R-Coeur d’Alene) for carrying the bill on the floor.     (Boise) — On Friday, February 16, 2018 Rep. Greg Chaney (R-Caldwell) presented a resolution before the House Health & Welfare Committee to designate May 17th as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day in Idaho.  Idaho would be … Continue reading DIPG Awareness Day Approved

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)