May 3, 2022

Bill Moss: Britt Raybould Will Best Support Schools and Madison County  

Bill Moss & Britt Raybould

Recently I visited with some local elementary school teachers and they expressed dismay that Ron Nate voted against several key education bills. I researched the legislative records and it was very enlightening. I discovered that Mr. Nate voted no against 14 educational bills, including the following: He voted No against Teacher Health Insurance, which simply allows school districts to join the state insurance program …

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April 25, 2022

Mack Shirley: “Britt is an effective Republican conservative.”

Mack Shirley

I am writing this letter in support of Britt Raybould who is running for the office of Representative in the State Legislature.  Britt served previously and brings the experience and qualifications to provide the voters of Madison County with the effective conservative representation so vitally needed. We are faced with emerging issues today that require leaders of strong character, who …

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February 24, 2022

Madison County Puts Education First

High School Graduation

In 2019, Madison School District’s five-year graduation rate hit 93.3%. In the Sugar-Salem School District, 98.4% of students earned their high-school diploma. These impressive results come from a strong network of parents, educators, and community members invested in student success. On top of hitting the books, students in Madison County excel in school sports. Our student-athletes represent the best and …

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January 21, 2020

Budget Decisions Don’t Happen in a Vacuum

Idaho Capitol 2020

The first two weeks of the 2020 session have flown by. From Day 1, we’ve been busy, and few places have been busier than the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC). I love serving on JFAC. We listen carefully to Governor Little’s recommendations and the different agencies’ requests. We then ask questions and assess each submission carefully to measure needs and wants to …

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February 14, 2018

Campaign Update: Don’t Close the Door

Don't Close the Door

Campaigning leads to some interesting conversations. Over the last couple of weeks, one of those conversations involved sex education. Yes, you read right. A few weeks ago, Rep. Julie VanOrden, chairwoman of the Idaho House Education Committee, proposed a series of changes to update the language in Idaho law about sex education. Two responses to the proposed bill seemed to …

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