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February 5, 2016

Letterman-esque Opposition to Moyle’s Tax Cut

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Recently, I opposed HB 380 a bill that would do very little for ordinary Idahoans like us, and a lot for those who make millions. Here is my speech including a top ten list. Mr Speaker and members of the body – We have a lower “tax burden” than any of our neighboring states, and a lower tax burden, in …

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February 3, 2016

Strength and Vision in Three Early Bills

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Legislators legislate: that’s our job. But, most of us go to the polls to elect legislators who both lead and legislate. And while the legislative process is often piecemeal, it’s the task of every elected official to aim higher, toward a vision that puts Idahoans today and tomorrow on a path to success. Like most Idahoans, I believe that everyone who works hard …

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January 24, 2016

Healthy Idaho vs Ottercare

Immunization is one of the most important things a parent can do

As you may have heard, Governor Otter released his plan to provide health coverage for the nearly 80,000 Idahoans who work hard but make too little money to be eligible for subsidies on the Idaho health care exchange and too much money to qualify for Medicaid. An annual income of $11,700 is below the federal poverty level. In Idaho, under …

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  • 13
    February
  • Pizza and Politics: Idaho Falls (Shari’s)

    Catch up with Idaho Democratic Rep. Mat Erpelding and get the scoop on what’s happening behind-the-scenes as legislators wrestle with education and the economy in the 2016 Legislative Session. Pizza and Politics is an opportunity to catch up on the 2016 legislative session, ask questions, and interact with the Democratic Caucus in a low key setting. What: Pizza and Politics with Rep. …

    08:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    1330 W Broadway St, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
    08:00 AM
  • Pizza and Politics: Driggs

    Catch up with Idaho Democratic Rep. Mat Erpelding and get the scoop on what’s happening behind-the-scenes as legislators wrestle with education and the economy in the 2016 Legislative Session. Pizza and Politics is an opportunity to catch up on the 2016 legislative session, ask questions, and interact with the Democratic Caucus in a low-key setting. What: Pizza and Politics with Rep. Mat …

    05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
    364 N Main St. Driggs, ID 83422
    05:00 PM
  • 17
    February
  • Town Hall: Hidden Springs Clubhouse

    Meet with House Assistant Minority Leader Mat Erpelding at a town hall meeting at 7p.m. Wednesday, February 17th in the Hidden Springs Club House. Mat would like to take the opportunity to hear from constituents and discuss the issues that face them, as well as talk about this year’s legislative session.

    07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
    5892 W Hidden Springs Dr, Boise, ID 83714
    07:00 PM
  • 27
    February
  • Frank and Bethine Church Gala

    The Frank & Bethine Church Gala is the signature event for the Idaho Democratic Party. Now entering its 22nd year, the Gala attracts hundreds of Democrats from every corner of the state. The Gala is the capstone to a day filled with trainings and workshops for Idaho Democrats and is a memorable event for all who participate.   We hope you’ll …

    05:30 PM – 09:00 PM
    Boise Centre, 850 West Front Street Boise, ID 83702
    05:30 PM

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