Idaho Democratic lawmakers ask for postponement of legislative session due to pandemic

BOISE, Idaho — Democratic leaders in the Idaho Legislature are requesting that the upcoming legislative session – set to begin on Jan. 11, 2021 – be postponed until at least April due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


In a letter to GOP House and Senate leadership, Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett and House Minority Leader Ilana Rubel urged a postponement until at least April 5, 2021, “until those Idahoans who so desire have had an opportunity to be vaccinated.”