November 22, 2017

“Turn Idaho Blue” Pie

I’ve always thought a balanced kitchen was the place to be — that healthy spot that ensures I get the nutrients I need, but isn’t devoid of delicious treats like….pies. And, Idaho is no different. A little more balance in this state would almost certainly be an improvement. And nothing says Thanksgiving like a little political discussion, so I thought …

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July 9, 2017

Erp Talks Episode 1: Office of the Inspector General

I have been working on legislation to promote state government transparency, accountability and integrity by creating an inspector general position in Idaho. This independent, nonpartisan entity would detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct in Idaho’s state government. Check out my video to learn more about what this position does and how you can help! If you support the …

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July 9, 2017

Erp Talks Episode 2 – Opportunity For Every Idahoan

In this episode of “Erp Talks”, I discuss how our Democratic Caucus is working to provide every hard working Idahoan with educational and economic opportunity. For more information check out our “Opportunity For Idaho Plan.” If you support the work I am doing, please contribute to the campaign. Together we can improve Idaho and restore our values.

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May 6, 2017

Rep. Erpelding’s Democracy Dinner Keynote

Kootenai Democrats Keynote

It is such an honor to be in North Idaho amongst friends. Thank you to the Kootenai County Democratic Party for inviting me up here to speak….. my sincerest thanks to Cindy, etc…. Also, my sincerest thanks to my wife, Elizabeth,  who heard I was coming up here and bought a ticket to Hawaii instead. I know. I was shocked …

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March 31, 2017

Despite Republican infighting, Idaho Democrats stick to the issues

By now you’ve heard about the Republican infighting that has brought business at the Capitol to a standstill. Reports describe their inaction as “dysfunctional” as members struggle to resolve their differences. What wasn’t reported was the fact that while the majority spent hours fighting behind closed doors, Democrats remained on the floor analyzing legislation, talking with constituents and doing the business of the people. …

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