Abortion Complications Reporting Act

Following the second day before the committee, Senate State Affairs passed H638, the Abortion Complications Reporting Act to the floor today on a vote of 7-2.  The bill is sponsored by Rep. Greg Chaney and Sen. Fred Martin and brought forward by Idaho Chooses Life.  If passed and signed into law the bill would set up a reporting system for doctors to report health complications arising … Continue reading Abortion Complications Reporting Act

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

Idaho FFA awards honorary degrees

1/29/2018 (Boise) — The Idaho FFA Association honored Rep. Greg Chaney (R-10) and Sen. Mark Harris (R-32) with honorary State FFA Degrees at their annual Idaho Co-op Council/FFA Cenarrusa Day Luncheon on Monday.  Chaney, a former state FFA officer, said he considered what he learned as an FFA member to have a greater impact on his ability to be an effective legislator than any other … Continue reading Idaho FFA awards honorary degrees

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)