Unemployed and Low-Income Issue Summary

Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
Feb. 10, 2022 Idaho S 1255 Establishes the Empowering Parents Grant Program with Funds from the American Rescue Plan Bill Passed - Senate (34 - 1)
April 4, 2019 Idaho S 1204 Amends Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Bill Passed - House (49 - 20)
April 2, 2019 Idaho S 1204 Amends Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 15)
Feb. 19, 2016 Idaho H 463 Prohibits Local Governments from Increasing Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House (55 - 14)
March 28, 2011 Idaho H 260 Medicaid Funding Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 8)
Date No. Title Outcome
2/10 S 1255 Establishes the Empowering Parents Grant Program with Funds from the American Rescue Plan Bill Passed - Senate (34 - 1)
4/04 S 1204 Amends Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Bill Passed - House (49 - 20)
4/02 S 1204 Amends Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 15)
2/19 H 463 Prohibits Local Governments from Increasing Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House (55 - 14)
3/28 H 260 Medicaid Funding Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 8)
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Public Statements

Date Title Politician
Aug. 31, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Crapo, Brady, Walorski Urge GAO to Investigate Scope and Severity of Fraudulent Activity in COVID Unemployment Insurance Programs Sen. Mike Crapo
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Mike Crapo
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Jim Risch
May 11, 2021 "It's time to get back to work" -- Gov. Little ends Idaho's participation in all federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs Gov. Brad Little
May 10, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Marty Walsh, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Crapo, Brady Call on Labor Department to Combat Unemployment Insurance Fraud Sen. Mike Crapo
Date Title Politician
Aug. 31, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Crapo, Brady, Walorski Urge GAO to Investigate Scope and Severity of Fraudulent Activity in COVID Unemployment Insurance Programs Sen. Mike Crapo
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Mike Crapo
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Jim Risch
May 11, 2021 "It's time to get back to work" -- Gov. Little ends Idaho's participation in all federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs Gov. Brad Little
May 10, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Marty Walsh, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Crapo, Brady Call on Labor Department to Combat Unemployment Insurance Fraud Sen. Mike Crapo
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