Josh Tanner

Tanner, currently serving as the Eagle Fire Commissioner and Chairman of the Eagle Fire District since 2018, hails from Eagle, ID. He holds an Executive MBA and a Bachelor of Science from Boise State University. Tanner is a one-term incumbent in the Idaho State House of Representatives District 14 Seat B seeking his second term. He ran an unsuccessful bid in 2020 for his seat and lost in the primary to Gayann DeMordaunt. He has endorsements from hardline conservative groups such as Idaho Freedom PAC and has a high score with their affiliate far-right Idaho Freedom Foundation.

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News • Kevin Fixler, Idaho Statesman • 03/18/2024

The Idaho bill’s co-sponsors, Reps. Bruce Skaug, R-Nampa, and Josh Tanner, R-Eagle, acknowledged that such a law is unconstitutional. But they hoped to pass it anyway with a goal of appealing it to the U.S. Supreme Court to consider changing decades of precedent that prohibit capital punishment for cases when a victim was not killed.

News • Carolyn Komatsoulis, Idaho Press • 02/28/2024

Rep. Josh Tanner, R-Eagle, brought the bill forward, saying he wanted to make representation on the commission better. Tanner said that ACHD, as the only countywide highway district in Idaho, could be a model for other counties.

News • Kyle Pfannenstiel, Idaho Capital Sun • 03/11/2024

Rep. Josh Tanner, R-Eagle, said he worried about the economy. “We know we’re in a recessionary time,” he said.

“I’m just wondering if this is the time to provide those rate increases, or to look at these nondiscretionaries,” Tanner said.

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