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. Will Rogers Tax Legislation A lot of you are wanting to see some tax relief, and this is a year to make some changes. The...

4-H Know Your Government Conference

I had breakfast with nearly 200 4-H members from all over the state who were in town to learn the inner workings of state government. They spent last weekend at the Capitol in a mock legislative session. As you may know, I am a former 4-Her and worked with 4-H kids...

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...

Transportation Rules

My second week here in the Capitol was spent working on rules, connecting with the movers and shakers here and beginning the budgeting process. Here are some of the highlights. Transportation rules  As Vice Chair of Senate Transportation part of my duties are to...

Welcome Back

It is exciting to be back in Boise to help bring our District 7 voice to the rest of the state! I see it as my job to be influential enough down here to actually bring our conservative values to the front of the room. It is good to see the enthusiasm of the other...