It was the first session for newly elected Governor Brad Little and the legislature welcomed numerous new lawmakers from around the state. And with several contentious issues making their way through the House and Senate, it was a session full of several highs and many lows, public outcry, and the need to consistently hold lawmakers accountable to the will of their constituents.
As the session wrapped up on April 11, 2019, we’re happy to report that despite the obstacles the Idaho Legislature tried to place before
us in protecting civil liberties, the ACLU defended another successful slate of legislative priorities aimed at ensuring the constitutional rights of all Idahoans was protected.
We invite you to read more about our top victories for the year, and to check out our 2019 Legislative Scorecard where you can see how your elected officials voted on issues of priority for the ACLU.