Women’s Right to Vote

This week the Idaho Senate commemorated the 100th year anniversary of women having the right to vote in Idaho. In today’s environment, that seems like an, “of course,” kind of decision. Not so in 1920, when Idaho was one of the very first states to allow women this...

Holding the state accountable for suicide spending

As a first-term senator, there were a lot of things I needed to learn. One of them was the problem with the suicide rate in Idaho. Idaho is the fourth-leading state in suicides per capita. It quickly became apparent to this first-term senator that this issue needed to...