Lori Den Hartog

Lori Den Hartog serves as the Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and is a member of the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Agricultural Affairs Committee. Additionally, Lori has been appointed to the Public School Funding Formula Committee, the Occupational Licensing and Certification Laws Committee, and the Purchasing & Procurement Interim Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a minor in Public Administration from Dordt University. Hartog was elected in 2014 to the Idaho State Senate and has served five consecutive terms. She is seeking her sixth.

News Stories

News • Ryan Suppe and Kevin Richert, Idaho Capital Sun • 03/12/2024

Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, and Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, sponsored the latest school choice proposal, after years of failed attempts to pass a voucher or education savings account program.

News • Darren Svan, Idaho Ed News • 03/07/2024

Proposed Empowering Parents legislation that would cover a homeschool expense is slated for removal because of opposition. “I’ve asked for it to be scheduled early next week in Senate Education, and I will be asking the committee … to amend it and remove the co-op fee language,” Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, wrote in a response to Idaho Education News.

News • Ryan Suppe, Idaho Ed News • 01/04/2024

After years of failed attempts to open up public funding for private schooling, Republicans will float several new ideas this session. The proposal with the most steam would create a private school tax credit, according to multiple lawmakers and policy experts. Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, and co-chairs of the Legislature’s powerful Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, and Sen. C. Scott Grow, R-Eagle, plan to announce the legislation Friday.

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