Idaho and clean energy by the numbers

Idahoans are very supportive of transitioning to 100 percent clean energy by the year 2050. That’s according to a poll conducted by conducted from Dec. 10 to Jan. 8 by Boise State University. The Fourth Annual Idaho Public Policy Survey asked 1,004 adult Idahoans their opinions on a variety of public policy issues. And what…

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(Re)Introducing Paige McMahon

CVI has a new Development Associate, and it’s a familiar face: Paige McMahon. Paige was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She grew up hiking, biking, skiing and enjoying Idaho’s public lands and open spaces with her friends and family. Idaho’s mountains, lakes and rivers hold a special place in Paige’s heart. Paige earned her…

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Meet Ryan McGoldrick

As the Legislative Assistant at CVI, Ryan will be responsible for supporting our legislative and conservation advocacy activities during the 2019 legislative session. While Ryan grew up in Oregon, his family comes from Orofino, Idaho. He spent time exploring the Clearwater as a child and hiking around Coeur d’Alene while at Gonzaga University. Professionally, he’s…

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Everything you need to know about #idleg

It’s legislative season again! We would like to welcome everyone to the first session of the 65th Legislature. With a new governor and 24 new legislators, it’s important that the voices of everyday Idahoans like you share why it’s important to protect our quality of life for future generations. Below are the resources, including links…

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Meet Eric Oliver

Conservation Voters for Idaho is happy to introduce our newest staff member: Eric Oliver. As CVI’s Conservation Fellow, Eric will work to connect CVI with rural communities across Idaho by highlighting our shared values and collective stories. Eric grew up in a small town in New Hampshire adjacent to the White Mountain National Forest where…

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2019 Legislative Session – Key Dates

January 7 The 2019 legislative session begins. January 8 Budget hearings begin in the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee (JFAC). January 7 – 25 Rule setting weeks. A limited number of bills will be introduced during this period of time. February 11 Deadline for committee introduction of bills. After this date, only privileged committees are…

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Poisonous Presents?

It’s that time of year when you might find yourself staring down an endless aisle of colorful products vying for your attention, clambering to make it under your Christmas tree. At the grocery store you might analyze turkeys, candy canes, treats, and – inevitably – the cleaning supplies you’ll need to employ in their wake.…

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Celebrate the Holidays Through Conservation

By Crystal Rain The Halloween candy stock is thinning and it’s getting darker and colder by the day. City streetscapes are starting to sport festive lights and the skiers are eagerly looking to the mountains for snow. It can only mean that the holiday season is upon us. As we prepare to gather with friends…

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