U.S. Jobless Claims at Lowest Rate Since 1969

July 19, 2018 More great news for American workers today, as reported by Bloomberg: Unemployment lines across the U.S. last week were the shortest since December 1969, according to a Labor Department report Thursday that showed an unexpected drop in filings for jobless benefits. With a tight labor market and employers trying to find skilled…

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Idaho Ranks 8th-Best in the Nation in State Well-Being Index

More fantastic news about our great state of Idaho: In a Gallup/Sharecare ranking of Well-Being in the States earlier this year, Idaho was named 8th-best in the US! The Gallup and Sharecare organizations team up every year to gauge the well-being of the nation: The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, which includes more than 2.5 million surveys, captures how…

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Idaho Ranks 5th in the Nation for College Readiness!

US News & World Report, partnering with McKinsey, just ranked the top ten states in the nation where students are most prepared for college, and Idaho earned the Number 5 spot! Overall, 55.2 percent of Idaho students are ready for college. Republican leaders in Idaho are in the midst of a multi-year effort to improve…

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Blurred Signs: Paulette Jordan blots out name of Idaho company while embracing out-of-state groups

July 12, 2018 Boise – Notice anything odd about this photo from Paulette Jordan’s Instagram? It’s from the July 4 Melaleuca Freedom Celebration in Idaho Falls, and Jordan appears to have specifically blurred out the name of the event sponsor, Melaleuca, a major employer in the state. Republicans are asking why. “It’s strange that Paulette…

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Oliver North & Local Purple Heart Recipients at State Convention in Pocatello

July 6, 2018 At our state convention in Pocatello last week, we had the privilege to facilitate meetings with our guest dinner speaker, retired Lt. Col. Oliver North, and some local Veterans — including two Purple Heart recipients. Nick Carson served with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and now runs American Built Clothing, an American-made apparel…

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State Party Chairman Jonathan Parker on a Successful Convention & Looking Ahead to November

July 3, 2018 Dear Fellow Idahoans: I wanted to give you a quick update on the 2018 Idaho United-Idaho Strong Republican state Convention in Pocatello June 28-30. It was a huge success thanks to the presence of Republicans from all across Idaho and because of the hard work of our amazing Bannock County GOP hosts!…

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Republicans close out convention ready to take their message of Idaho Values to the voters

June 30, 2018 Pocatello – The state Republican convention wrapped up today with a unifying theme of respecting and promoting the values of the people of Idaho. Convention delegates, alternates and guests heard from most of the party’s statewide candidates, including GOP gubernatorial nominee Lt. Gov. Brad Little, as well as 1st Congressional District candidate…

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Last Chance for Oliver North General Admission Tickets – Dinner Tickets Sold Out!

Oliver North, the incoming President of the National Rifle Association, is speaking at the Idaho Republican Convention at Holt Arena in Pocatello on Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m. Dinner tickets for Lt. Col. North’s speech are sold out, but you can still buy General Admission seats! General Admission tickets (dinner not included) are $25…

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See Oliver North in Pocatello June 29 – Stand Up For Your 2nd Amendment Rights!

Idaho has one of the highest gun-ownership rates in the nation, and most Idahoans strongly support the Second Amendment. But even here, the national push to ban vast categories of firearms has emerged. This photo is from a gun-control march held in Boise in March 2018. After the terrible school shooting in Florida — despite overwhelming…

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