Open Space and Clean Water Levy Funds at Work in Boise!

Conservation Voters for Idaho is delighted to share some exciting news. You may remember that in 2015, and then again in 2017, CVI asked for your vote in favor of Boise’s Open Space and Clean Water Levy. CVI and our supporters, members, and volunteers launched a broad campaign in support of this measure, and it…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Green Tie 2019 Sponsors

You know that CVI depends on the support of individuals like you. But did you know that CVI also has diverse and growing relationships with businesses and organizations across Idaho, who like you, support the environment and CVI’s work to protect our air, water, and public lands? One of the important ways that businesses choose…

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CVI Testimony against SB1159 and HB296

Senate State Affairs Testimony April 2, 2019 Rialin Flores, Program Director Oppose HB 296: Ballot Initiative Requirements (Trailer to SB 1159) CVI is terribly concerned about the timing of this legislation and SB 1159. Participation in the electoral process is critical to our Constitutional Republic. And participation is exactly what we witnessed last year in…

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