Boise Weekly Interviews Rep. John Gannon

On February 26, 2014 the Boise Weekly published an interview in which I discus my views on my time and experiences at the Capitol this year. For more information, check out the link below.

Rep. John Gannon: “You’ve got to be involved to have a responsive government.”

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500 Opponents Influenced Public Policy

People often say they can’t make a difference as political interests clash.   But public opinion made a difference last week when a proposal (HB 427) that essentially nullifies local anti-discrimination ordinances and promotes private lawsuits was considered by my State Affairs Committee, and one to allow professionals to discriminate (HB 426) was essentially withdrawn. Thank you to the 500 hundred people who appeared in opposition.

Just as public defeat of the Luna Laws influenced our Legislature, vigorous public opposition caused enthusiastic committee members to stop and …

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