University Tuition Doubles But State Funding Stays Flat

I requested a legislative staff update to a compilation of University tuition and State funding. It shows Tuition has doubled in 8 years while State funding is pretty flat – despite a substantial increase in students! My generation didn’t have tuition but Idaho still says “Go On” and doesn’t help to pay for it. If you can’t read it, message me and I will send you a copy. I have a couple of bills that help

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No One Hurt in Orchard/Clark Street Fire

Fire is an unexpected but constant threat  and apartment occupants today at Clark and Orchard on the Bench experienced a horrible fire, fueled by the plastic composition of hot tubs or spas and pallets.  One woman on oxygen was removed from her apartment by two workers from a nearby tire store, who promptly went door to door to advise them of the danger.  Below you can see a plume of black smoke that could be seen a mile away.  The next picture shows what is …

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Nazis: Move Somewhere Else

 

 

 

 

Like many of you, my family members served in World War II. My dad was an Army Sergeant; at 49 my grandfather (of German descent) left his business in his partners hands to join the Army to help plan the war in Washington; cousins interrupted their lives and served. They were fighting evil: The Nazis. It is sickening anyone now would adopt this evil philosophy, whether it is the disgusting graffiti left at two Boise restaurants, or the person causing mayhem this week. America …

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