Idaho Legislature 101
In the video below, the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s Dustin Hurst and two-term former State Representative from Idaho Falls Bryan Zollinger go through an hour-long primer on how the Idaho State Legislature works.
Most ABATE of Idaho members are familiar with what it takes to get legislation passed, but in case you aren’t, this video contains some great information.
The 2021 legislative session will be an important one to begin to rein in the government excesses we have witnessed in the last year. In order for that to happen, we need to get involved. As Dustin says in the video, there is too much at stake to give up and just be apathetic. Some of the items on the agenda for 2021 include:
- Education reform
- Property tax reform
- Tax relief
- Limiting executive power
- Increasing the power the legislature has to call itself back into session
- Reigning in public health districts
- and more…