Toxic food packaging at the neighborhood Albertsons?

A new laboratory investigation conducted by partner group Mind the Store has identified the likely presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in some store-brand products and food service ware. Items were obtained at two Albertsons locations here in Boise by Conservation Voters for Idaho, and at a California Safeway, an Albertsons subsidiary, by Clean…

They Came for Our Democracy

Throughout his campaign and into the beginning of his term, Governor Little spoke about the importance of honoring the will of the people and maintaining public trust in government. “As your Governor, I pledge to champion citizen confidence in state government.” Governor Brad Little, 1/7/2019, State of the State Address An essential part of developing…

Clean Energy, Climate Change and Idaho Politics

Clean energy and climate change policy has a long ways to go in Idaho, but we have taken important steps towards beginning the conversation, removing barriers, and setting goals. In recent years, Conservation Voters for Idaho has increased its involvement in clean energy and climate change policy. That work has contributed to historic success in…

62% Is an Asset, Not a Burden

When it comes to public lands, there is a clear disconnect between everyday Idahoans and the legislators who are supposed to represent our values and priorities. This was made abundantly clear throughout the legislative session when legislators brought forward three prominent anti-public lands bills. Approximately 62% (34.5 million acres) of Idaho is public land. For…