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Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

Economic rebound hinges on the safety, confidence of consumers and employees

As more and more businesses are opening their doors, many Idahoans have been eager to get out of the house and g...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Idaho’s teacher pay and state property taxes

As Americans, we have a long history of placing high value on education. Thomas Jefferson spoke and wrote to great lengths about the importance of a public e...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The process of going from an idea to a bill

The Friday before last was the final day that potential bills were able to be introduced into our afternoon committees in the House. This deadline resulted i...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Festival at Sandpoint: The show must go on

Dear Festival at Sandpoint friends:

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
It’s time for Idaho to axe the tax on groceries

Government is an over-achiever in collecting taxes on nearly everything we do. It’s hard to imagine anything in our everyday life that is not taxed. We are t...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Two efforts to transform our Republic into a government that our Founding Fathers wouldn’t recognize

Have you ever contacted a government official to address a concern and got the run around? You call elected official A, who directs you to bureaucrat B, who ...

Updated 4 months ago
Fiscal austerity, vehicle insurance, and more

Eleven years into an unprecedented period of strong economic growth, there is a renewed emphasis on making sure we’re ready for a potential downturn. Idaho i...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Winter’s road conditions challenging for all

I began to write this update to Bonner County rural drivers two weeks ago and am now rewriting it to reflect two significant weather cycles we have just deal...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Rule review adds unique aspect to session

At the risk of being redundant, I am going to venture into a topic that I believe my colleagues have touched upon as well in their previous “Notes from Boise...