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Rep. Colin Nash

Democrat - ID - 16th district

Limited Government Rating

2024: N/A

Lifetime: 12.00%

Ratings by Policy Category

9.43%

36.36%

66.67%

33.33%

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Lawmaker Position

Hiking Health Insurance Premiums by Mandating Health Insurance Companies Cover a 6-Month Supply of Contraceptive Drugs.

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No vote

Combatting Overreaching Regulations by Limiting the Use of Temporary Agency Rules and Increasing Transparency.

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No vote

Protecting Taxpayers from Ballooning Medicaid Welfare Spending by Requiring Legislative Approval for Expansion.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through an Over $87.9 Million Appropriation (250% increase since 2022) to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

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No vote

Increasing Government Interference in Private Contracting Agreements Between Automobile Manufacturers and Dealers and Imposing New Protectionist Mandates.

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No vote

Imposing Overreaching New Regulations on the Financial Service Industry by Banning Social Credit Scores.

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No vote

Protecting the Religious Liberties of Counselors and Therapists by Ensuring They Are Not Forced to Violate their Sincerely Held Principles.

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No vote

Increasing Government Dependency and Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through an Over $4.7 Billion Appropriation for the State's Expanded Medicaid System under Obamacare.

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No vote

Strengthening Election Integrity by Criminalizing the Practice of "Ballot Harvesting".

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No vote

Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Policies Through the Funding of the Commission on Hispanic Affairs.

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No vote

Fueling Wasteful Spending Through an Over $84 Million Appropriation (350% Increase since 2022) to the Workforce Development Council.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending and Regulatory Overreach Through an Over $36 Million Appropriation to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses.

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No vote

Strengthening Parental Rights by Preventing Minor Medical Care without Parental Consent and Ensuring Parent Access to Child's Medical Records.

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No vote

Safeguarding Taxpayer Funds from Run-Away Inflation by Allowing the State Treasurer to Invest "Idle Money" in Gold and Silver.

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No vote

Combatting the Regulatory Overreach of Unaccountable Bureaucrats by Ending Judicial Deference to Agency Interpretations of Statutes.

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No vote

Increasing Employment Barriers and Weakening Civil Liberties by Forcing Counselors to Undergo Fingerprint-Based Background Checks to Obtain Licensure.

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Growing Government Bureaucracy and Ballooning Spending for Unnecessary Initiatives within the Commission on the Arts.

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No vote

Increasing Government Dependency and Ballooning Medicaid Welfare Spending by Hiking Postpartum Coverage from 60 Days to 12 Months.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending by Expanding the Office of Species Conservation Through a Bloated Budget and Expansion of Government Bureaucracy.

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No vote

Growing Government Regulatory Power within the Pharmaceutical Industry by Imposing New Mandates on Pharmacy Benefit Managers to Benefit Local Pharmacies.

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No vote

Increasing Clarity and Transparency on Ballot Questions Pertaining to Bonds and Tax Levies.

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No vote

Increasing Barriers to Employment and Weakening Civil Liberties by Providing Greater Overreaching Authority to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses.

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No vote

Strengthening National Security by Prohibiting Illegal Immigrants from Entering the State.

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No vote

Protecting Taxpayers by Prohibiting State Government Departments from Sponsoring or Donating to Non-Governmental Events or Organizations.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through an Over $30 Million Appropriation (64% Higher than 2022) to the Liquor Division.

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No vote

Strengthening the Integrity of the Unemployment Insurance System Through Increased Work Search Requirements.

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No vote

Preventing Wealth Redistribution by Prohibiting Localities from Establishing "Guaranteed Income Programs."

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No vote

Protecting Civil Liberties by Banning Central Bank Digital Currencies and Preventing Localities from Imposing Regulations on Bitcoins and Other Digital Assets.

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No vote

Protecting Individual Liberties by Prohibiting Government-Imposed Mask Mandates.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through an Over $203 Million Appropriation (450% Increase) to the Department of Commerce.

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No vote

Restricting Competition Through an Overreaching New Mandate Which Forces Electrical Contracting Businesses to Employ an Electrician with a Greater Amount of Experience.

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No vote

Growing Government Bureaucracy and Ballooning Spending to Over $700 Million for Colleges and Universities and Funding for Nearly 5,000 Employees.

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No vote

Strengthening Second Amendment Rights by Providing Immunity to Employers Who Allow Employee Concealed Carry.

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No vote

Protecting Students and Staff at Public Colleges and Universities from being Forced to Provide Diversity Statements in the Application Process or as a Condition of Employment.

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No vote

Reducing Employment Opportunities for Incarcerated Individuals by Imposing Wage Requirements onto Employers.

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No vote

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through a $169 Million Appropriation to the Department of Environmental Quality.

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No vote

Combatting Local Government Overreach by Preventing Localities from Mandating Installation of Electric Vehicle Circuits in New Construction.

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No vote

Protecting Taxpayer Funds and Resources from being Funneled to Teachers Unions.

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No vote

Growing Medicaid Spending Under Obamacare Through a New "State Directed Payment" Scheme to Hospitals which Games the System to Extract Additional Federal Funds.

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No vote

Strengthening National Security by Permitting the Governor to Enter into an Interstate Border Security Compact.

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No vote

Strengthening School Safety by Allowing Employees to Conceal Carry on School Property.

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Voted against Limited Government

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through an Over $12.6 Million Appropriation (Quadrupled since 2022) to the Office of Energy and Mineral Resources.

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No vote

Ensuring Government Can Hire the Most Qualified and Talented Employees by Reducing College Degree Requirements.

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Voted for Limited Government

Competing With the Private Lending Industry and Placing Taxpayer Funds at Risk through the Establishment of a Commercial Property Assessed Capital Expenditure (C-PACE) Program.

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No vote

Increasing the Integrity of Ballot Initiatives Through Transparency of Paid Signature Gatherers.

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No vote

Strengthening Property Rights and Combatting Local Government Overreach by Prohibiting Localities from Forcing Property Owners to Participate in Federal Housing Assistance Programs.

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No vote

Funding Politicized Research on Climate Change, Community Development and Other Wasteful Initiatives by Appropriating $38.4 Million to the University of Idaho Agricultural Research Program.

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No vote

Strengthening Individual Liberties by Preventing Localities from Infringing the Right to Own or Carry Knives.

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No vote

Strengthening the Medical Privacy of Children by Changing the Immunization Registry System from Opt-Out to Opt-In.

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Voted against Limited Government

Strengthening Election Integrity Through the Creation of the Office of Election Crimes and Security.

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No vote

Weakening Government Transparency and Accountability by Increasing the Reporting Threshold for Service Contracts from $10,000 to $30,000.

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No vote

Protecting Taxpayers from Being Forced to Fund Surgeries and Prescriptions for Gender Dysphoria.

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No vote

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