Idaho election heads asked to investigate ‘newspaper’ mailed to voters

The Idaho Democratic Party on Friday said the state should investigate a publication purporting to be a conservative newspaper because they argue it is really a cleverly disguised political campaign mailer. In a letter sent to Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, the party is requesting his office look into a publication known as “The Idahoan,” Read more about Idaho election heads asked to investigate ‘newspaper’ mailed to voters[…]

Don’t Be Fooled!

Why is it that the folks who always say “follow the Constitution!” always seem to find a way to break Idaho’s election laws?  Earlier this week, a campaign piece hit mailboxes all across our state called “The Idahoan.”  It welcomes readers with the line, “If you believe that you have certain unalienable rights guaranteed by Read more about Don’t Be Fooled![…]

Don’t mess with a voter-approved initiative, Mr. Labrador

In an Idaho Public TV gubernatorial debate on April 27, Congressman Labrador suggested that, if elected, he might try to overturn the Medicaid expansion initiative if the voters approve it. He later issued a partial walk-back but still said he would treat the initiative “like any other piece of legislation” and consider its “pros and Read more about Don’t mess with a voter-approved initiative, Mr. Labrador[…]

Scott, Barbieri, and Giddings Oppose Personal Accountability And Financial Disclosure for State Elected Officials

Back in 2016, President Donald Trump made the phrase “Drain the Swamp” a popular theme of his campaign.  This struck a chord with most Idahoans frustrated with cronyism, nepotism and backroom dealing in government.  It now seems that certain local Idaho legislators are working hard against simple transparency and accountability. Recently, the House State Affairs Read more about Scott, Barbieri, and Giddings Oppose Personal Accountability And Financial Disclosure for State Elected Officials[…]

State treasurer candidate told to cancel her Ada credit card after improper spending

Ada County Treasurer Vicky McIntyre, running for state office, on Tuesday decried criticism of her use of a public credit card as “a smear campaign run by a gang of establishment Republicans to deny a conservative candidate from entering office.” County commissioners earlier in the day asked her to close her county-issued credit card amid Read more about State treasurer candidate told to cancel her Ada credit card after improper spending[…]

Lawbreakers Should NOT be Lawmakers! John Green Can’t Be Trusted!

In 2015, tax auction off his log home in Athol.  At one time, Hart owed nearly $600,000 in federal taxes and $50,000 in state taxes.  Guess who was his attorney through much of this tax dispute?  Legislative District 2 Candidate John Green.  Perhaps Hart chose Green because birds of a feather flock together.  Recently, the Coeur d’Alene Read more about Lawbreakers Should NOT be Lawmakers! John Green Can’t Be Trusted![…]

Opening 13,000 acres for the public to enjoy

Idaho has long been synonymous with the outdoors; one of America’s last frontiers. Few places in the world provide the access to high quality of life next to the pristine and beautifully rugged environment found in North Idaho. This coexistence drives North Idaho’s economy by bringing tourism and by attracting workforce professionals from around the Read more about Opening 13,000 acres for the public to enjoy[…]