Posts Tagged "idaho"

National GOP Support for Handing Over Control of Lands

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in Editorials, News, Press Releases | 0 comments

Idaho Republican lawmakers are touting the support of the Republican National Committee for their efforts to demand the federal government turn over its lands in western states. Rep. Lawerence Denney, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Idaho secretary of state, held a press conference with several House Republicans to announce the resolution approved by the GOP Jan 24. The resolution says the federal government promised all newly created states it would transfer title to the public lands and honored the promise for eastern states and Hawaii but not western states where it still...

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Idaho: Say No to Obamacare

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 in Legislation, News | 0 comments

Idaho:  Say No to Obamacare

The following is from a Guest Opinion written by Lawerence Denney and Mike Moyle for The Idaho Statesman.   It originally appeared on July 15, 2012. With the Supreme Court reaffirming the Constitutionality of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (i.e., Obamacare), Idaho finds itself in a difficult situation. Should we as a state implement an extremely unpopular federal law that, even in the best of economic times, we cannot afford? In the coming weeks, there will be mounting pressure on Idaho’s lawmakers to submit to the wishes of those who will benefit most...

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