News and Updates

8July 2019

Summer Update

July 8th, 2019|Newsletters|

"Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the greatness of this country." - Rafael Cruz Friends, lots of things have been going on since the close of the session. [...]

30April 2019

Session in Review

April 30th, 2019|Newsletters|

I have just completed the 2019 session representing you, my neighbors in District 7, in the Idaho State Senate.  I have served you on the Education Committee, the Transportation Committee (vice chairman), and the Joint [...]

9April 2019

Week 13, We Are Still Here

April 9th, 2019|Newsletters|

That may be a bit dramatic and tongue-in-cheek for how legislators feel right now, but most believe this will be the last week of this legislative session. Records show that on election years legislators get [...]

1April 2019

Legislators are Busy Pontificating About their Personal Theories of Medicaid Expansion, Voter Initiatives, and Meanwhile…

April 1st, 2019|Newsletters|

Well, in truth, I’m not sure I heard anyone but me say that! But it does seem to be the theme around here. Legislators are busy pontificating about their personal theories of Medicaid expansion, voter [...]

25March 2019

What’s Keeping Us Here in Boise

March 25th, 2019|Newsletters|

This may be the last week of the Legislature for 2019...Yeah! Who knows for sure, but with any luck, the major things keeping the Legislature in Boise will be voted on – win, lose or [...]

18March 2019

New Offices, Anyone?

March 18th, 2019|Newsletters|

Friends, this is the stage of the legislature when crazy things happen (yes, more than normal)! Legislators are worn down, cranky, and legislation is coming in waves. The big decisions have been put off until [...]