Sanctuary City Policy Issues Resurface

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 … Continue reading Sanctuary City Policy Issues Resurface

Sanctuary City Bill Update

By Rep. Greg Chaney I’ve spent the last two full weeks reviewing feedback and meeting with concerned parties about H76, the sanctuary city ban bill.  I’ve also spent extensive time reviewing the bases courts have used around the country to invalidate similar police policies to the ones H76 calls for. With the help of this feedback I’ve been exhaustively redrafting portions of the bill and … Continue reading Sanctuary City Bill Update

Chaney Presents Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities in Idaho

  Date:  January 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rep. Greg Chaney (208) 332-1055   CHANEY PITCHES BILL BANNING SANCTUARY CITIES IN IDAHO   (Boise) Representative Greg Chaney (R-Caldwell) introduced a bill today in the House State Affairs Committee aimed at protecting Idaho communities by prohibiting local policymakers and law enforcement from becoming “Sanctuary Cities” or counties.   Chaney pointed out that most immigrants were … Continue reading Chaney Presents Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities in Idaho