2012 Legislative Report, Week 1

The first week of the 2012 Idaho Legislature went by very fast.  The first day legislators, elected officials and Judges heard from Governor Otter on his State of the State speech.  He stated his ideas for education, I-Gems on jobs, rainy day funds reimbursement and tax relief.  The Governor’s budget sets aside $45 million for [...]

2009 Legislative Report-Week 6

Legislative Week 6 Report The Idaho Legislature has just ended our sixth week with predictions that the Legislature is going to go until the middle of April due to stimulus discussions and setting budgets. I was a member of the 2003 longest session in Idaho Legislative history, so my goal is not to beat that [...]

2009 Legislative Report-Week 2

Legislative Week 2 Report First I want to say I am very honored to be serving as State Representative from District 30 (the heart of Pocatello). The second week of the Legislature is ending with all House and Senate committees very involved with sub-committees dealing with proposed rule changes from state agencies. This week one [...]