Week three of the 2018 session is history. We have finished up with rules on several of the committees I am on. There have been some new bills introduced and have passed four bills so far.
Week two of the 2018 Legislative session is in the books! It was another great week and things are going smoothly. Here is the video from my Facebook Live event for the second week of the session:
The 2018 Legislative session has begun. It was a great week and this year has many exciting things on the horizon. Here is the video from my Facebook Live event for the first week of the session:
My wrap-up report: The good, the bad and the ugly! The Legislature has finished! What did we accomplish? What did we screw up? And what does the public think of us? I talk about these questions on my 2017 Idaho Legislative Wrap-up Report. https://soundcloud.com/kelley-packer/the-wrap-up-report-rep-kelley-packer-2017-idaho-legislative-report
This was supposed to be the wrap up report but the band marches on. Today I talk about the political infighting and this last push through to the finish line. https://soundcloud.com/kelley-packer/week-11-rep-kelley-packer-2017-idaho-legislative-report
House and Senate leadership are committed to bring the legislature to a close by the end of this week. However, there are still several critical issues to be addressed. In today’s podcast, I share my thoughts on the pathway to adjournment, conservatism and legislative integrity.
There are those that are trying to paint a picture of corruption and dysfunction in the legislature. Today, I share my perspective on the shenanigans in this legislative session.
I am a proud co-sponsor on the bill repealing the sales tax on groceries, with some caveats though. What is the current state of decorum and relationships in the legislature? And she takes a point of personal privilege to discuss the good in life despite its challenges. https://soundcloud.com/kelley-packer/week-8-rep-kelley-packer-2017-idaho-legislative-report
Can a person receive and accept new information without compromising their values? I talk about that, the nature of leadership and the unfortunate evolution of the cosmetology bill in my podcast today. https://soundcloud.com/kelley-packer/week-7-rep-kelley-packer-2017-idaho-legislative-report
What motivates a person to serve in the Idaho Legislature? Let me share my reasons why I’m here. “I’d rather negotiate than legislate.” – Representative Kelley Packer https://soundcloud.com/kelley-packer/week-6-rep-kelley-packer-2017-idaho-legislative-report