Scott Herndon News and Updates
How the State of Idaho takes and spends your money. What is the role of your state senator and representative?
Progressive Democrats are leading a campaign to push a ballot initiative that will fundamentally change Idaho’s election laws. They want to eliminate the influence of Idaho’s Republican Party by eliminating party primaries and implementing Ranked Choice Voting.
NBC News will be doing a story about Idaho’s Republican politics headed into the 2024 election. Naturally, there will be a spin. I visited with a news anchor recently and explain my view and what we plan to do to advance the 2nd amendment in the next Idaho session.
An Idaho Legislative Services audit has found that the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare broke the law when it administered $70 million of federally funded childcare grants authorized by the Idaho legislature.
$317.4 million of property tax relief is coming to Idaho’s property tax payers. This is true tax relief and happened because Republicans in the Senate and the House override the governor’s veto and passed House Bill 292.
The Idaho legislature eliminated the 2024 presidential primary election during the last session in a bill I opposed. There is a little time to restore it before the Idaho Republican Party will have to choose a caucus for 2024.
in March 2023 the Idaho legislature passed House Bill 138 that eliminated the Presidential primary election. Senator Scott Herndon voted against H138. In an emergency response, the Idaho GOP has now chosen a Presidential Caucus for 2024.
The Idaho Supreme Court allows a huge legal loophole against the 2nd amendment in their decision in Herndon v. Sandpoint. Senator Herndon will now pursue a legislative solution.
As a freshman legislator I navigated 8 policy bills to become law, but several of my attempted policy changes did not make it across the finish line.
Senator Scott Herndon fought to protect Idaho’s children from the radical LGBTQ agenda. The successes included passage of H71 to prevent the genital mutilation of children, a vote in favor of the library obscenity bill, H314, and passage of the school bathroom bill S1100.