Idaho Senators Sleeping During Healthcare Debate

On Monday the Senate debated healthcare. Well, some members of the Senate debated. Others…slept. Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, were seen flopped back in their seats sleeping during a Senate debate on health care. They...

Band-aid bill dies in Senate

On Monday in a 13-22 vote, the Senate rejected SB1142, the health care band-aid bill sponsored by Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian. You’ll remember, this is the bill which would have taken $10 million of money from the state’s Millennium Fund to...

Sacrificing children and faith-based healing

Monday morning the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee voted 5 to 4 to pass SB1182, a faith healing bill. Sen. Johnson, R-Lewiston, the bill’s sponsor, seeks to amend Idaho’s existing law that allows parents to deny medical treatment for children...

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Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton sleep during Senate healthcare debate

Idaho Senators Sleeping During Healthcare Debate

On Monday the Senate debated healthcare. Well, some members of the Senate debated. Others…slept. Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, were seen flopped back in their seats sleeping during a Senate debate on health care. They...

Band-aid bill dies in Senate

On Monday in a 13-22 vote, the Senate rejected SB1142, the health care band-aid bill sponsored by Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian. You’ll remember, this is the bill which would have taken $10 million of money from the state’s Millennium Fund to...

Sacrificing children and faith-based healing

Monday morning the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee voted 5 to 4 to pass SB1182, a faith healing bill. Sen. Johnson, R-Lewiston, the bill’s sponsor, seeks to amend Idaho’s existing law that allows parents to deny medical treatment for children...

Dan Foreman

Dan Foreman mocks and ridicules voters

When Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow,  set out to represent the people in district 5 he apparently didn’t understand the role of lawmakers – they work for the voters. They work for ALL of the people in the district not just the ones they agree with...

Senator Mike Crapo and Congressman Raul Labrador support Jeff Sessions despite his known lies

Liars, Cowards, and Idaho’s GOP

In a Democracy, transparency matters. Honesty matters. Having elected officials who adhere to these basic principals matters. And when leadership is complicit in the face of corruption, working against transparency, in support of lying politicians...

Idaho Lawmakers Don’t Trust Women

On Wednesday the State Affairs Committee introduced legislation to build more barriers for women seeking an abortion. After no debate or discussion the bill, SB1131, was introduced by Rep. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian. Why can’t the Idaho...

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