McGeachin stays loyal to base while Little fumes By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who is a proverbial heartbeat away from being Idaho's next governor, might be making Gov. Brad Little's heart flutter a bit.
Three questions about Donald Trump . . . By LaVarr Webb, Publisher How damaging is the Mueller report to Trump? The Mueller report is not the nail in Trump's coffin that liberals were hoping for because it revealed nothing we didn't already know about Trump.
Let's celebrate America's exceptional legal system on Law Day By Jim Jones The first day of May is Law Day, which was first designated by Pres. Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to celebrate our remarkable legal system. The rule of law is the bedrock of our society. The law protects us, our freedoms and our property against arbitrary government action.
Press release: Idaho 'People's Wave' delegates Head to D.C. By Press release Seven leaders with United Vision for Idaho, are in Washington, D.C. joining nearly a thousand other progressive activists from throughout the country as part of People's Action, one of the largest and the fastest growing multiracial, people's organizations in the country, with 48 member organizations in 32 states and more than a million grassroots leaders, including those from United Vision for Idaho.
Political news notes: Update on political happenings in Idaho By Idaho Politics Weekly staff Idaho moves to intervene in sage grouse lawsuit. Gov. Brad Little, the State of Idaho, and Idaho Legislature have intervened in a federal lawsuit to defend the federal Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) recently-adopted sage grouse plan amendments.
North Idaho is Siberia for Dems for now By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor North Idaho, a one-time stronghold for Democrats in the Legislature, is down to one. And it appears to be a pretty good one in freshman Sen. David Nelson of Moscow.
A common sense immigration proposal from Mike Simpson By Jim Jones Congressman Mike Simpson has once again distinguished himself as the member of Idaho's congressional delegation who can think for himself. Simpson reportedly told the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce last week that undocumented immigrants in the U.S. should be given permanent Green Card status.
What now after the release of the Mueller report? By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor Last week the public finally got to see much of what special counsel Bob Mueller found after months of investigation, numerous indictments and convictions, and plenty of speculation.
Guest opinion: A bipartisan conservation success for Earth Day By Sen. Mike Crapo At the end of last year, both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives passed by overwhelmingly bipartisan votes one of the largest, if not the largest, environmental bills. President Trump then signed this bipartisan bill into law. The environmental bill I am referring to is the new Farm Bill.
Blaine County Democrats Clint Stennett Social When: Friday, May 3, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: The Clubhouse at Valley Club, 100 Valley Club Drive, Hailey, ID Hear from your elected Democratic leaders and support democrats through a silent auction. Light hors d'uvres provided and no host bar. More info. 2019 North Idaho Democracy Dinner When: Saturday, May 4, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn, 506 W Appleway Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, ID The no-host social begins at 5:30 pm., dinner is served at 6:30 pm. Keynote Speaker Steve Berch, District 15 Idaho State Representative, will share successful journey to election. The evening also features the 2019 Art Manley Lifetime Achievement and Rising Star Award, a silent auction, and an opportunity to support KCDCC's efforts to support candidates. Tickets $60 and $500 for a reserved table of 8 near the stage. Reservations must be received by April 29. More info.
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