NEWS

September
17, 2020

Feds commit $20 million to Driggs/Jackson transportation improvements

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $20 million to improve transportation connections between Driggs and Jackson, Wyo. through Teton Pass. The two communities are connected via Idaho State Highway 33 and Wyoming 22. The money is part of DOT’s Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development program, and will help fund the Teton Mobility Corridor Improvements…

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August
21, 2020

What is really happening with the Postal Service

I’ve heard a lot from constituents about the U.S. Postal Service this week. Many are scared and nervous that President Donald Trump and Republicans are trying to sabotage the USPS in order to win this election. This could not be further from the truth. First, Republicans support fair and honest elections. To suggest otherwise is…

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August
16, 2020

It can be done

In the early hours of July 30, the Perseverance Rover launched from Cape Canaveral station on a V-541 rocket beginning a seven-month journey to Mars. Its mission — seek signs of ancient life and collect rock and soil samples. None of this happens without a talented and dedicated team at our very own Idaho National…

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August
12, 2020

Why the Great American Outdoors Act Passed at Just the Right Time

I was headed home from Cody, Wyoming, after a long backpacking trip in the Shoshone National Forest, where a buddy of mine and I had watched bighorn rams at 12,000 feet. We saw 30 along with 40 head of bull elk grazing the alpine meadows in the company of grizzly bears that were oblivious to…

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