Here’s What Happens if You Aren’t Looking!

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln Calling the Legislature into Session Last summer there was a lot of frustration because the Governor was making decisions and the Idaho Legislature could not call itself into...

The Duty of the Legislature of Idaho…

…the duty of the legislature of Idaho, to establish and maintain a general, uniform and thorough system of public, free common schools. Idaho Constitution Education Week This week we spent much of our time working on education related issues. My committees...

Back in Boise Representing You! 

The Balance of Power is the Scale of Peace. Thomas Paine We have concluded the first week of activities of the new legislative season. We are in Boise to serve you, our constituents, as best we can. As an Idaho Senator, I have around 45,000 constituents to serve. You...

Special Session 2020

Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice. – Author unknown Whoa!! I had never been part of a Special Session of the Legislature, but I sure have now. High drama at a high cost to taxpayers, and with modest production, but...

We Lost a Good One in Grangeville.

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the hero within us is revealed. – Bob Riley Coronavirus I am sure you are thinking about the coronavirus and how it will affect or could affect our communities. I want to address this...