Idaho Democratic Update


Wishing You a Joyful Holiday Season and a Prosperous New Year!

A New State Senator: Janie Ward-Engelking

District 18 Democratic leaders sent three names to the governor for him to choose from to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by former Sen. Branden Durst. Ward-Engelking got the nod. Now her House seat is vacant. Interested applicants can follow this link and apply by Dec. 24: Click Here To Apply.

Sen. Buckner-Webb Elected Women in Government State Director

Congratulations to Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb for being elected to a leadership position in an organization that includes more than 1,700 women legislators. Read more.

IDP Chair Larry Kenck: Don't Let ID GOP Stop Christmas

Idaho's public lands mean many things to many people. One great memory in the Idaho woods for the IDP Chair is the annual Christmas tree hunt. Our GOP leaders are threatening these kinds of traditions in an underhanded move to sell off our public lands. Read more.

Two Newspapers Jeer Crapo and Risch

U.S. Senators Risch and Crapo voted in the minority this week to reject a budget deal and damage our nation's and our state's economies. Thankfully, we have independent newspapers in this state who are letting people know. Read more.

GOP Rep. Who Admitted Attacking a Woman Quits

Better late than never. GOP Rep. Mark Patterson resigned this week. His supporters--U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, former House Speaker Lawerence Denney and House Majority Leader Mike Moyle--have stayed silent.

Facebook Photo of the Week: Why We Are Idaho Democrats

Simply. We work to make the future brighter for our children. View photo.

 

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