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March 6, 2018

Campaign Update: Engage & Listen

Engage & Listen

Last week, I spent a few days in Washington, D.C., with the National Potato Council visiting our Idaho representatives and senators. Our goal was to highlight specific issues affecting our state, including concerns about trade, immigration, and research.

I know that some people wonder if it helps at all to have these conversations.

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February 20, 2018

Campaign Update: Be Kind

Be Kind - Fred Rogers

Today’s update was meant to be something else. Then, this happened:

“Idaho Senator Yells at Students Lobbying for Birth Control”

We all have a right to strong beliefs and to defend those beliefs, but this exchange goes beyond defense. It reminded me that how we choose to act (or react) continues to be one of the few things within our total control, and it made me think of these timely words from Mr. Rogers:

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