Jacyn Gallagher

Jacyn Gallagher was elected to District 9A in 2022 and is seeking her second term. She is supported by the hardline conservative group Idaho Freedom Caucus and a devout Christian. She has a near 100% index rating on Idaho Freedom Foundation’s scoring system for her far-right platform on several trending issues: abortion, education, and public health.

News Stories

News • Laura Guide, Idaho State Journal • 02/19/2024

Rep. Jacyn Gallagher, R-Weiser, proposed legislation that would extend to 18-year-old students school immunization exemptions that are allowed for minors for religious or other reasons. The bill would allow students of this age to submit a signed statement to school officials stating their objections to vaccination requirements at public, private or parochial schools in the state, including trade schools, community colleges and universities.

News • Ian Max Stevenson, Idaho Statesman • 01/16/2024

Two bills proposed by Rep. Jacyn Gallagher, R-Weiser, would limit ways for public health districts to prevent the spread of a disease. House Bill 396, which Gallagher introduced Tuesday, would ban state agencies or “political subdivisions” from mandating masks. Gallagher also introduced a separate bill, House Bill 392, to limit the authority of health districts to address public health crises.

News • Kyle Pfannestiel, Idaho Capital Sun •

The bill — sponsored by Rep. Jacyn Gallagher, R-Weiser, and Sen. Brian Lenney, R-Nampa — would modify laws that outline the powers of Idaho’s public health district boards, replacing language that allows boards to do “all” things necessary to protect public health.

News • CBS2 Staff, Idaho News • 05/10/2023

Sen. Tammy Nichols and State Rep. Jacyn Gallagher recently took a trip to the U.S./ Mexico border as Title 42 comes to an end. Nate Shelman talked with them to discuss what the saw and experienced at the border.

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