The Legislature was a Jumble to say Least…

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe 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...

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...

What’s Keeping Us Here in Boise

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 draw! Those issues include the “federalism” bill, HB169, Medicaid sideboards, and...

I Never Really Know…

I never really know the kinds of things you like to know about your Idaho Legislature. I realize most of you are no kind of political junkies who spend a lot of time studying bills and such. I try to let you know what I think you may be interested in, that I know...

Thank you for Caring

When I write newsletters, I never know what you will be interested in. Last week, I wrote about what to do about the problem of transportation funding in Idaho. I got a great response! Many of you engaged with ideas I had not thought of or heard before.  Nobody...