Category: News

Tax Day: Republicans Are Lowering Taxes For American Workers & Families

April 15, 2019 Today is Tax Day, and Republicans at the state and federal levels are working to make this day less tough for taxpayers. We know that every tax dollar government spends comes from you, your family and your business. We believe in being fiscally conservative with your tax dollars, governing responsibly, and returning…

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‘Reclaim Idaho’ Tied to Shady California Union while Pretending to Be ‘Grassroots’

Reclaim Idaho, one of the main groups behind the Medicaid expansion initiative (Proposition 2) on the November 2018 ballot, and currently lobbying against work requirements for some able-bodied Medicaid recipients, paints itself as completely grassroots. But that’s not the case. Reclaim Idaho is allied with a controversial California union that spends millions of dollars exploiting…

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Idaho Ranks Near the Top of Best States for the Middle Class

New studies show that Idaho ranks high nationally as a great state to live for people in the middle class. As CNBC reported recently, Idaho is tied for 4th in the nation in a “Best States for the Middle Class in 2018” ranking by SmartAsset: “Idaho occupies the fourth spot, tied for that honor with…

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Idaho GOP announces Hall of Fame inductees

Jan. 5, 2019 At its winter meeting in Boise today, the Idaho Republican State Central Committee announced the inductees into the 2019 Idaho Republican Party Hall of Fame. The winners, chosen by the party’s Hall of Fame Committee which is made up of 11 Republican leaders including party Chairman Jonathan Parker, are: Don Zuck of…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! A Message from Idaho GOP Chairman Jonathan Parker

Dear Friends: On behalf of my wife Kelly, our daughter Presley and I, as well as the entire Idaho Republican Party, I wish you a blessed Christmas and New Year. The past year has certainly been eventful politically, with hotly contested campaigns up and down the ballot, and I want to thank everyone who volunteered,…

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Preliminary info on Inauguration and Inaugural Dinner & Ball

Save the dates! On Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, all your elected state constitutional officers — Governor: Brad Little, Lieutenant Governor: Janice McGeachin, Secretary of State: Lawerence Denney, State Controller: Brandon Woolf, State Treasurer: Julie Ellsworth, Attorney General: Lawrence Wasden, and Superintendent of Public Instruction: Sherri Ybarra — will be sworn in on the state Capitol steps (on…

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Let’s Keep Idaho Great! In the Nov. 6 Election, Vote Idaho Values & Vote Republican.

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Your choices will be very clear: Between Republicans who will respect and protect Idaho values as we go through changing times, and Democrats who want to “change” Idaho with policies that are more at home in California, Seattle, or Portland.   Under Republican leadership, Idaho is thriving and still…

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Details on How & Where to Vote on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 6. Vote Idaho Values & Vote Republican!

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day! Your vote is very important — if you haven’t voted already, be sure to go to your voting place, or turn in your absentee ballot, by 8 pm on Tuesday. If you don’t know where to vote, click here for the Secretary of State’s Idaho Votes page, enter your address,…

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Record Job & Wage Gains!

American & Idahoan workers are winning big under Republican leadership! Just like here in Idaho where workers are benefiting from pro-jobs, pro-growth Republican policies, workers across American are winning again, too! New numbers show that “job growth blew past expectations in October and year-over-year wage gains jumped past 3 percent for the first time since…

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Enough: Idaho Democrats Spout Bigotry, Partner With Left-Wing Extremists While Falsely Claiming Republicans Are “Racist,” “Nazi,” “White Supremacist”

It’s time to say enough to Idaho Democrats’ long streak of falsely calling Republicans “Nazi,” “racist,” “white nationalist” and other vile accusations while the Democrats themselves are repeatedly associating with a left-wing extremist group. Last week, Democrat District 5 State House candidate Laurene Sorensen effectively called her Republican opponent a Nazi in remarks at a…

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