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...

Session in Review

I have just completed the 2019 session representing you, my neighbors in District 7, in the Idaho State Senate.  I have served you on the Education Committee, the Transportation Committee (vice chairman), and the Joint Finance Appropriations Committee (JFAC) – the...

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...