February 9, 2024

Investing in Idaho’s Water Infrastructure

Priest River, Idaho

Last year, it seemed like winter would never end. This year, winter can’t decide if it’s coming or going. Idaho’s snowpacks are paying the price. Only a few of our basins along the southern border show above-average snowpack levels, with a handful sitting at close to average. An alarming number of basins in the middle and northern reaches are below …

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March 30, 2022

We Must Protect Idaho’s Water

Britt Raybould Kept the EPA Out of Idaho

Water is critical to Idaho’s future. You don’t need a peer-reviewed study to know that. It’s common sense. Water is the lifeblood of local farmers, and I see it as the foundation of our community. Without clean, sustainable water, families and businesses can’t thrive in Madison County. We must protect this critical resource, and I promise to do everything possible to safeguard our …

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December 1, 2020

Looking Forward to the Future

Southern Idaho

Today marks my first day as a retired state representative. For anyone who knows me, you probably already understand that “retired” doesn’t really fit my approach to life. So, even though I may be setting aside an official title (for now), I’m far from done trying to improve my community and state. During my time in office, I saw a …

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January 17, 2019

Obvious Solutions & Finding Our Groove

Water Bill Hearing

This second week has gone by fast. From hearings on agency budgets to reviewing administrative rules, we’ve been working our way through the early days of the 2019 session. For the most part, it feels like the House is finding its groove, and everyone new seems to have figured out where to find the bathrooms. Now, I know you’ll find it shocking, …

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November 29, 2018

Local Learning Never Stops

Local Legislative Forum

Learning from our local leaders and folks in the community never stops. We can better serve at the state level the more we learn at the local level. At a series of recent meetings, we learned about everything from water to the College of Eastern Idaho.

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