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Barbara Ehardt to fill Janet Trujillo’s House Seat?

As soon as Governor Butch Otter broke the news at the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho meeting this week that Janet Trujillo will be the...
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Idaho’s Common Core Education Complications

In 2013 the children of Idaho walked into their classrooms under the new umbrella of federal intrusion into education called “common core”. After several...
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Otter’s Choice: Fuller, Zollinger, or Potts for District 33 Seat

Sitting on the Governor Otter's desk are three names submitted by the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee to fill the vacancy in the State...
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The High Tax State of Idaho

When you look at a tax map like this you might wonder if Idaho is as conservative as people think it is. In today’s world,...
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Repealing Idaho’s Grocery Tax

Last year the Idaho legislature spent an enormous amount of time and effort in passing a repeal of the Grocery Tax in Idaho. After...
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Healthy forests are a top priority

Fourteen years ago, congressional colleagues and I crafted the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (HFRA) to help provide the U.S. Forest Service with...
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Idaho’s image outside of Idaho

Last week’s total eclipse was a stunning event for those in the path of totality (including my front yard) and still a spectacular one...

Eclipse highlights a lot that’s beautiful about this country

From my home I can see Interstate 15. It was fascinating to watch as thousands of adventurers streamed northward to view the total solar...