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Politcal Issues

Currently there are about 2.5 million children being raised by their grandparents.

Idaho has nearly 18,000 children living in households headed by grandparents and other relatives.

The following are issues that may affect grandparents who are raising their grandchildren either directly or indirectly. Click on the link to view either the proposal or bill.


To advocate for issues concerning grandparents, you can contact your local legislator. Make your voice heard!

The following are the districts that cover our area.
District 31: Bear Lake, Bonneville, Caribou, Franklin & Teton Counties
District 32: Rural Bonneville County
District 33: City of Idaho Falls
District 34: Fremont & Madison Counties
District 35: Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson & Lemhi Counties.

To contact your local legislator, click on the link below.

To send an email:

  1. Click on the link above
  2. Find your district
  3. Click on the name of the Senator or Representative you would like to email.

For more information or assistance, please contact our Information and Assistance office at 522-5391 or by email at .