Monthly Archives: January 2010

…But I will continue to do so because it is the right thing to do. For example, I voted against the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho’s Legislative agenda, which included: “1. Transportation RevenueThe COMPASS Board of Directors strongly supports increasing and diversifying dedicated revenue for state and local transportation […]

It Gets Lonely Voting No…

The Idaho Legislature convened at noon last Monday. There are a number of issues affecting Ada County and other Idaho residents that I hope we can get addressed this session. Some of these issues include: • Urban Renewal Reform. While urban renewal might sound good on the surface, and was […]

Legislative Action Agenda

Saturday evening’s Governor’s Ball, a Republican Party fundraiser, was well attended and, despite my nearly two decades of political involvement, there were a lot of newcomers in attendance. It’s always nice to see old friends, but welcoming new ones is rewarding, as well. Of note were the many beautiful clothes, […]

Idaho Governor’s Ball Musings

Effects of Saturday’s earthquake off the Northern California coast seem to have made it all the way to Canyon County. On Saturday afternoon, admittedly at the last minute, I was at the shiny new Macy’s in Nampa trying to find just the right accessories to go with my outfit for […]

Quake Effects

What a way to ring in the new year! First, our Idaho Vandals’ came through with a terrific victory in the Humanitarian Bowl, held here in Boise, followed by our hometown Boise State Broncos’ football team’s upset victory over TCU in the Fiesta Bowl! Congratulations to everyone involved with both […]

Happy Orange and Blue Year!