Jim Risch

Breitbart, Terrorism & Twin Falls
Refugees and Islamic terrorists are once again at the top of the news this week.  Many of the fears across the country are magnifications of life in Twin Falls, Idaho.
How Donald Trump Unified a Squabbling GOP
Donald Trump appears to have unified Idaho Republicans but perhaps not in an expected way.  Randy Stapilus from Idaho Weekly Briefing joined us this morning and shared details from his Sunday column.  He believes the party is unified because it’s collectively holding its no…
Commentary: Islamic Republic of Idaho
Monday I made contact with the College of Southern Idaho about the refugee resettlement program.  Here’s what I’m told.  The program shares a board of trustees with the college.  Otherwise these are distinct entities.  The college makes no visible …
Rammell’s Court Battle Over
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court upheld the legality of Gov. Jim Risch's shoot-to-kill order in 2006 after a herd of domestic elk escaped from an eastern Idaho hunting farm. Friday's unanimous decision likely marks the end of former elk rancher Rex Rammell's legal fig…
Idaho Delegation Readies For Battle
All four members of Idaho's delegation agree that the budget, the economy, and health care are their top priorities as the 112th Congress gets underway in Washington DC. Idaho's senators, despite not being in the majority, immediately set down their agenda. Senator Jim Risch says his b…