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Axe the Tax on Groceries

Government is an over-achiever in collecting taxes on nearly everything we do. It’s hard to imagine anything in our everyday life that is not taxed. We are taxed for our homes, our property, our cars, our purchases, our earnings, our investments, and even after death. This year Idaho has a great opportunity to eliminate taxes […]

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Did Idaho Legislators Sell Out to Pharmaceutical Companies?

No matter what your personal beliefs on the effectiveness of vaccines, I want to raise awareness of Big Pharma’s influence on dissolving our nation’s most valuable founding principle: FREEDOM. It is happening right here in Idaho, right now. On January 10th, the Idaho House Health & Welfare Committee voted in a 7-6 decision to allow […]

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Can Idaho’s Legislative Process be Restored?

Idaho’s 64th legislative session kicks off next week and many Idahoans are unaware of the onslaught of new laws that will be presented. Last year it was reported that 785 pieces of legislation were drafted, 540 were allowed to be introduced as bills, and 337 became law. Nearly 90% of those bills were developed by […]

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Should We Redefine ‘Victim’ in the Idaho Constitution?

Another polarizing issue waiting for Idaho’s 64th legislative session has to do with changing crime victims’ rights in the Idaho Constitution, commonly referred to as Marsy’s Law. “Marsy’s Law” refers to the California law, the Victims’ Bill of Rights Act of 2008. The movement began after a billionaire doctor’s sister was killed by her ex-boyfriend […]

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Rep. Priscilla Giddings: Should Idaho Support a Constitutional Convention?

Idaho’s 64th legislative session is just weeks away from convening, and on the eve of a highly contested 2018 election, there are several polarizing issues waiting in the wings of the capitol. One of those issues is whether Idahoans support a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of amending our U.S. Constitution. As an elected official […]

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Rep. Priscilla Giddings: Despotism in Idaho?

As a new legislator, I anticipated the onslaught of new information during my first term. I was definitely NOT expecting the lack of professionalism or to be patronized, bullied, strong-armed, verbally threatened or called a “liar” and “crazy.” Apparently, the viciousness of the national political scene has worked its way into Idaho, and so too […]