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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Jim Risch
A group of about two dozen retired U.S. Forest Service employees has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate and Natural Resources Committee decrying a proposed northern Idaho land exchange.
Former Republican state Sen. Melinda Smyser says she won't run for Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna said Monday he won't run for re-election, clearing the way for Democrats and Republicans in a race for an open seat.
A Boise lawyer plans to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Jim Risch.
U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo's arrest early Sunday in a Washington, D.C., suburb on suspicion of drunken driving suggests a private life that departed from his public persona as a teetotaling member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The American public at last has come to realize - and is demanding that our elected officials address - the terrible consequences of public-sector unions: Union health and pension plans are bankrupting state and local governments left and right.
Tea Partyers lit the latest American grass-roots fire at a national convention in Phoenix three weeks ago. It reached luminescence last weekend when a YouTube video of Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, went viral. Now Americans everywhere are demanding that Congress repeal the pending ban on incandescent light bulbs.
"I keep reading in the media about how, now that the sanctions have been relaxed ... our partners, most if not all of whom were unwilling partners, are now flooding in there," Sen. Jim Risch, Idaho Republican, said during Tuesday's hearing. "Whose job is it going to be to put the genie back in the bottle when this thing fails? Who's going to do this?"
"As a friend and colleague, I offer my support and help to him in any way I can," Risch said in a statement. "Senator Crapo has worked hard on behalf of Idahoans for many years and I have full confidence that Senator Crapo will continue his dedicated and unselfish service to the people of Idaho."