The Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) Legislative Committee met on Tuesday, October 29 to set priorities for the upcoming 2020 Legislative Session. The Committee considered 18 proposals. After vigorous discussion based on needs of the counties and feasibility, the county elected officials narrowed down the list to the following eight priorities:
The Legislative Committee also agreed to support the following public policy:
IAC Director Seth Grigg also gave the Legislative Committee the latest updates on Medicaid Expansion and the Property Tax Working Group. Grigg shared, “These two issues are going to be the toughest issues we face this session. We will need to have all hands on deck including extensive outreach by county officials to their local legislators.”
Committee Chair Justin Baldwin expressed his appreciation to the legislative committee for their commitment to working on these issues that are so important to counties across Idaho.