Congress

Idaho Congressmen Respond to President Trump's Address
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch both responded after the speech. Here is what they had to say:
"Tonight, President Trump did a great job of outlining the vision he has for Americ…
Why Religion Matters (Opinion)
Idahoans have a healthy fear of God.  A fellow who works for state government told me an estimated 80 percent of the people in his hometown are regular church goers.
Congress Passes Idaho Trevor's Law
Washington, D.C. (PRESS RELEASE)  – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has secured final passage of Trevor’s Law, named for Trevor Schaefer of Boise, as part of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill.
Commentary: Labrador Not Sold on Paul Ryan
Raul Labrador is considered the number two men in the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill. He joined us this morning on Top Story and shared he still has doubts about Paul Ryan for Speaker of the House. Labrador also told us he isn’t interested in a leadership position because it wo…
Commentary: Mike Simpson & Authentic Frontier Gibberish
Have you ever written a member of your Congressional delegation?  Some years ago I wrote a fellow named Mike Castle, then serving in the House, and received a letter designed to insult my intelligence.  These things may just as well open with,
“Dear Constituent: 
Thank you for wr…
Harrison School in Twin Falls Needs Your LEGOS!
Para-teacher Tana Schroeder at Harrison Elementary School in Twin Falls is working under a grant helping kids to be resourceful.  She needs donations of "legos" to teach the kids skills.  Details in the show.

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Idaho Lawmakers Big Players in “Fiscal Cliff” Debates
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo and U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson could play key roles in crafting legislation concerning the nation's deficit and debt as the so-called fiscal cliff approaches. The Idaho Statesman reports the two Republican lawmakers from Idaho say they want to see a de…
Dairymen Disappointed about No Farm Bill
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The head of the Idaho Dairymens Association says his members are disappointed that  Congress wasn't able to pass a federal farm bill with provisions to help the struggling industry before the election. Bob Naerebout says dairy farmers "harvest a crop ever…
Idaho Congressional Delegation React to Supreme Court
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the federal health care
overhaul has done nothing to soothe the frustration felt by Idaho's
Congressional delegation over the law. The court on Thursday upheld the
individual mandate portion of the new law and other components...
Idaho Congressman says he now supports term limits
Freshman Congressman Raul Labrador says after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and seeing what it’s really like, he’s changed his mind and now supports term limits. Labrador, an opponent of term limits before he was elected to Congress last year told …