News and Updates

Wrapping up in Boise

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.Last Week of the Legislature This is promised to be the last week of this...

Our Dyslexia Bill is MOVING!

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.Dyslexia Update The seemingly never-ending saga of the dyslexia bill had a new chapter this week. Remember, dyslexia is a reading disorder that affects up to 20 percent of Idaho students. I...

Blocking CRT and Empowering Idaho Students

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.Dyslexia Bill Unanimously Passes Senate Dyslexia, a reading disorder that affects about one out of every five Idaho students, got a lift this week. I brought legislation to...

Putting Money Back in Your Pocket!

If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing. Tax Legislation A lot of you are wanting to see some tax relief, and this is a year to make some changes. The Senate and the House...

Let’s Talk About Tax Relief

If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.I really liked this quote! Political people talk so much because they have all this information they want you to know.  Only problem is you don’t want the whole load! You just want to know what it means to you!...

What About the Money?

Don't tell me what your priorities are, show me how you spend your money.What About the Money? The legislative session kicked off, even before the session officially started with the Income projection committee. I was a co-chair of this Joint Committee of the House...

A Look Back at the 2021 Session

Hello friends, The legislative year has ended, the dust has settled, and I want to report some of the events that I know you will find rather interesting. One of the things I believe to be part of my job, is to position myself on your behalf to be influential in the...

The Legislature was a Jumble to say Least…

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.Last Week, and the Last Week...Friends, Last week in the legislature, was a jumble to say least. Lobbyists were at a fever pitch, trying to tilt the table in their favor, with half-truths, third truths, and the...