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Government

In his Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln said, “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” I too believe in the bottom up model of government. Government should be of the people, by the people and for the people. Government was designed to serve the citizens at all...

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Taxes and Services

Last year, for the first time in Bonner County history, we were able to cut almost $9 million from the budget. This year we followed up with again, for only now the second time in Bonner County history, we cut over $3 million out of the budget. That’s a total of over $12 million...

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Protecting the Culture

When moving here over 22 years ago I was attracted to the beauty of the landscape. Additionally, I was attracted to the unique culture that we have in Bonner County. I for one have never seen a community that is more welcoming and charitable toward others in our community. When one of us is...

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Increased Economy & Jobs

The county does have a role in creating the proper environment to attract and keep business. I will continue to work toward a friendly and productive business environment in Bonner County, not just to attract new business but to retain businesses that are already here. While I am for growth as I believe it...

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Property Rights

For too long Bonner County has been slowly going down the path of decreased property rights. Some recent moves to stop that progress have been good, however, we need to keep moving in a more freedom minded direction. I believe property owners should have a right to do what they wish with their property...

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Second Amendment

For those who have listened to my radio show or heard me speak, I am a staunch defender of the second amendment and an individual’s right to protect themselves as they see fit. I support the current permitless carry bill making its way through the Idaho state legislature and as Commissioner would do my...

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