FORT HALL

Sho-Ban News
P.O. Box 900 Fort Hall, ID 83203
e-mail: shobnews@idaho.net

208-478-3888
(Letters to the editor must be sent to e-mail address or mailed) http://www.shobannews.com/contactus.html

HAILEY
Wood River Journal (Hailey)
507 South Main St. #B Hailey, ID 83333
208-788-3444

IDAHO FALLS
Post-Register digital edition
https://secure.postregister.com/authentication/digital/login.php?sessionID=51388a2a4f60a5745ea403fb69eb01d1
PO Box 1800
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
(208) 542-6780
Letters to the editor can be sent by e-mail: letters@postregister.com

Statehouse  (208) 332-1318 (Session only)

Committees: Commerce & Human Resources – Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Local Government & Taxation


Jim  L.  Patrick (R)

jpatrick@senate.idaho.gov
District 25
2231 E. 3200 N., Twin Falls, 83301
Home (208) 733-6897
Bus (208) 733-6897
Statehouse (208) 332-1318 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources – Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Local Government & Taxation

Antony  L.  “Tony”  Potts (R)
tpotts@senate.idaho.gov
District 33
945 North Boulevard, Idaho Falls, 83402
Home (208) 881-1806
Statehouse (208) 332-1313 (Session Only)
Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare,  Judiciary & Rules

Jim  Rice (R)
jrice@senate.idaho.gov
District 10
1011 Teton Avenue, Caldwell, 83605
Home (208) 891-4178
Statehouse (208) 332-1423 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs – Chair, Local Government & Taxation

Jeff  C.  Siddoway (R)
jsiddoway@senate.idaho.gov
District 35
1764 E. 1200 N., Terreton, 83450
Home (208) 663-4585
Statehouse (208) 332-1342 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 663-4428
Committees: State Affairs – Chair, Local Government & Taxation, Resources & Environment

Mary  Souza (R)
msouza@senate.idaho.gov
District 4
P.O. Box 2223, Coeur d’Alene, 83816
Home 208-818-2356
Statehouse (208) 332-1322 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare – Vice Chair, Commerce & Human Resources, Finance

Michelle  Stennett (D)
mstennett@senate.idaho.gov
Minority Leader
District 26
P.O. Box 475, Ketchum, 83340
Home (208) 726-8106
Committees: Resources & Environment, State Affairs

Steven  P.  Thayn (R)
sthayn@senate.idaho.gov
District 8
5655 Hillview Road, Emmett, 83617
Home (208) 365-8656
Bus (208) 365-8656
Statehouse (208) 332-1344 (Session Only)
Committees: Education – Vice Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Commerce & Human Resources

Steve  Vick (R)
sjvick@senate.idaho.gov
District 2
2140 E. Hanley Avenue, Dalton Gardens, 83815
Home (208) 819-4189
Statehouse (208) 332-1345 (Session Only)
Committees: Resources & Environment – Vice Chair, Local Government & Taxation


Janie  Ward-Engelking (D)
jwardengelking@senate.idaho.gov
District 18
3578 S. Crosspoint Avenue, Boise, 83706
Home (208) 385-9564
Statehouse (208) 332-1425 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Education, Finance

Chuck  Winder (R)
cwinder@senate.idaho.gov
Assistant Majority Leader
District 20
5528 N. Ebbetts Avenue, Boise, 83713
Home (208) 853-9090
Statehouse (208) 332-1354 (Session Only)
Committees: Education, State Affairs, Transportation

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Idaho Media Contacts for Letter-Writers: Newspapers and Broadcasters

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Patti Anne  Lodge (R)
palodge@senate.idaho.gov
District 11
P.O. Box 96, Huston, 83630
Home (208) 459-7158
Statehouse (208) 332-1320 (Session Only)
Committees: Judiciary & Rules – Chair, State Affairs, Transportation

Fred  S.  Martin (R)
fmartin@senate.idaho.gov
District 15
3672 Tumbleweed Place, Boise, 83713
Home (208) 447-9000
Statehouse (208) 332-1407 (Session Only)
Committees: Finance – Vice Chair, Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare

Dean  M.  Mortimer (R)
dmortimer@senate.idaho.gov
District 30
7403 S. 1st East, Idaho Falls, 83404
Home (208) 709-2810
Bus (208) 524-9004
Statehouse (208) 332-1358 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 524-9999
Committees: Education – Chair, Finance

Robert  P.  “Bob”  Nonini (R)
bnonini@senate.idaho.gov
District 3
5875 W. Harbor Drive, Coeur d’Alene, 83814
Home (208) 659-4643
Statehouse (208) 332-1338 (Session Only)
Committees: Transportation – Vice Chair, Education

Mark  Nye (D)

mnye@senate.idaho.gov
District 29
P.O. Box N, Pocatello, 83205-0040
Home (208) 221-6109
Statehouse (208) 332-1406 (Session Only)
Committees: Finance, Judiciary & Rules, Local Government & Taxation

Jim  L.  Patrick (R)
jpatrick@senate.idaho.gov
District 25
2231 E. 3200 N., Twin Falls, 83301
Home (208) 733-6897
Bus (208) 733-6897

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BOISE
Idaho Statesman 1200 N. Curtis Rd. Boise, ID 83706
208-377-6200 (Toll free 800-635-8934)
http://www.idahostatesman.com/
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Boise Weekly523 Broad. St. Boise, ID 83702
208-344-2055
http://www.boiseweekly.com/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor: http://posting.boiseweekly.com/boise/SubmitALetter/Page

Idaho Business Review
(Letters must be related to business. E-mail your letter to aallen@idahobusinessreview.com

Phone 336-3768 (toll free-1-800-451-9998)
https://idahobusinessreview.com/
 
IdahoReporter.com

(Wayne Hoffman's Freedom Foundation Report)
2404 Bank Drive, Ste. 314 Boise, ID 83705
208-258-2280
http://www.idahoreporter.com/category/opinion/
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BONNER’S FERRY
RuralNorthwest.com P.O. Box 1268 Bonner's Ferry ID 83805
208-267-6619
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CHALLIS
Challis Messenger
P.O. Box 405 Challis, ID 83226
208-879-4445
(Fee for on-line subscription)
http://www.challismessenger.com/

COUR D’ALENE
Coeur d'Alene Press
201 N. Second Street Cour d'Alene, ID 83814
208-664-8176
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor: http://www.cdapress.com/submissions/?mode=letters

SENATE


Sen. James E. Risch (R)
First District


Washington, D.C., Office:
Room 483, Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2752
FAX: (202) 224-2573
Email Contact

Boise Office:
350 N. 9th Street, Suite 302
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 342-7985
FAX:  (208) 343-2458

Coeur d'Alene Office:
Harbor Plaza
610 Hubbard, Suite 213
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
(208) 667-6130
FAX: (208) 765-1743

Idaho Falls Office:
901 Pier View Drive, Suite 202A
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 523-5541
FAX: (208) 523-9373

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Dan  G.  Johnson (R)
djohnson@senate.idaho.gov
District 6
P.O. Box 2117, Lewiston, 83501
Home (208) 816-1164
Statehouse (208) 332-1421 (Session Only)
Committees: Local Government & Taxation – Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Resources & Environment

Maryanne  Jordan (D)
mjordan@senate.idaho.gov
Minority Caucus Chair
District 17
312 N. Atlantic Street, Boise, 83706
Home (208) 859-1931
Statehouse (208) 332-1352 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Health & Welfare, Resources & Environment

Shawn  Keough (R)
skeough@senate.idaho.gov
District 1
P.O. Box 101, Sandpoint, 83864
Home (208) 263-1839
Statehouse (208) 332-1349 (Session Only)
Committees: Finance – Chair, Transportation

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Here is the alphabetical list of members of the Idaho House of Representatives. If you prefer to communicate through the official e-mail forms on the Idaho Legislature's Website, click here:
https://legislature.idaho.gov/house/

Paul  Amador (R)
pamador@house.idaho.gov
District 4 B
333 W. Vista Drive, Coeur d’Alene, 83815
Home (208) 497-2470
Statehouse (208) 332-1048 (Session Only)
Committees:
Agricultural Affairs, Education, Judiciary, Rules & Administration

Neil  A.  Anderson (R)
nanderson@house.idaho.gov
District 31A
71 S. 700 W., Blackfoot, 83221
Home (208) 684-3723
Statehouse (208) 332-1086 (Session Only)
Committees:Commerce & Human Resources – Vice Chair, Appropriations, Environment, Energy & Technology

Robert  Anderst (R)
randerst@house.idaho.gov
District 12A
7401 E. Grey Lag Drive, Nampa, 83687
Home (208) 440-6565
Statehouse (208) 332-1178 (Session Only)
Committees: Ways & Means – Chair,  Business, Environment, Energy & Technology, Revenue & Taxation

Randy  Armstrong (R)
armstrong@house.idaho.gov
District 28A
P.O. Box 8, Inkom, 83245
Home (208) 251-8157
Statehouse (208) 332-1046 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Business, State Affairs

Vito  Barbieri (R)
vbar@house.idaho.gov
District 2A
564 E. Prairie Avenue, Dalton Gardens, 83815
Home (208) 620-0873
Statehouse (208) 332-1177 (Session Only)
Committees: Business – Chair, Local Government, State Affairs

Scott  Bedke (R)
sbedke@house.idaho.gov
Speaker of the House
District 27A
P.O. Box 89, Oakley, 83346
Home (208) 862-3619
Statehouse (208) 332-1123 (Session Only)

Maxine  T.  Bell (R)
mbell@house.idaho.gov
District 25A
194 S. 300 E., Jerome, 83338
Home (208) 324-4296
Statehouse (208) 334-4734 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations – Chair, Agricultural Affairs

Megan  Blanksma (R)
mblanksma@house.idaho.gov
District 23B
595 S. Thacker Road, Hammett, 83627
Home (208) 366-7976
Statehouse (208) 332-1054 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare, Local Government, Resources & Conservation

Judy  Boyle (R)
jboyle@house.idaho.gov
District 9B
P.O. Box 57, Midvale, 83645
Home (208) 355-3225
Bus (208) 355-3225
Statehouse (208) 332-1064 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 355-3225
Committees: Agricultural Affairs – Chair, Education, Resources & Conservation

 Van  T.  Burtenshaw (R)
vburtenshaw@house.idaho.gov
District 35A
1329 E. 1500 N., Terreton, 83450
Home (208) 663-4607
Statehouse (208) 332-1179 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Appropriations, Resources & Conservation

Greg  Chaney (R)
gchaney@house.idaho.gov
District 10B
P.O. Box 489, Caldwell, 83606
Statehouse (208) 332-1055 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Revenue & Taxation

Don  Cheatham (R)
dcheatham@house.idaho.gov
District 3B
P.O. Box 2011, Post Falls, 83877
Home (208) 777-1894
Statehouse (208) 332-1060 (Session Only)
Committees: Education Environment, Energy & Technology, Judiciary, Rules & Administration

Sue  Chew (D)
schew@house.idaho.gov
District 17B
1304 Lincoln Avenue, Boise, 83706
Home (208) 332-1049
Statehouse (208) 332-1049 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare, Local Government

 Lance  W.  Clow (R)
lclow@house.idaho.gov
District 24A
2170 Bitterroot Drive, Twin Falls, 83301
Home (208) 733-5767
Statehouse (208) 332-1188 (Session Only)
Committees: Business – Vice Chair, Education, Local Government


Gary  E.  Collins (R)
gcollins@house.idaho.gov
District 13B
2019 E. Massachusetts Avenue, Nampa, 83686
Home (208) 466-5460
Statehouse (208) 332-1063 (Session Only)
Committees: Revenue & Taxation – Chair, Business, Local Government

Brent  J.  Crane (R)
bcrane@house.idaho.gov
Assistant Majority Leader
District 13A
P.O. Box 86, Nampa, 83653
Bus (208) 466-0613
Statehouse (208) 332-1058 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, State Affairs, Ways & Means


Thomas  Dayley (R)
tdayley@house.idaho.gov
District 21B
4892 S. Willandra Way, Boise, 83709
Home (208) 562-0276
Statehouse (208) 332-1072 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs – Vice Chair, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Revenue & Taxation


Gayann  DeMordaunt (R)
gdemordaunt@house.idaho.gov
District 14B
1017 S. Arbor Island Way, Eagle, 83616
Home (208) 938-4845
Statehouse (208) 332-1057 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, Education, Transportation & Defense

Sage  G.  Dixon (R)
sdixon@house.idaho.gov
District 1B
P.O. Box 206, Ponderay, 83852
Home (208) 610-4800
Statehouse (208) 332-1185 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations, Business, Transportation & Defense

Mathew  W.  “Mat”  Erpelding (D)
merpelding@house.idaho.gov

Minority Leader
District 19A
P.O. Box 1697, Boise, 83701
Home (208) 856-0291
Statehouse (208) 332-1078 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Resources & Conservation, Revenue & Taxation, Ways & Means


John  Gannon (D)

jgannon@house.idaho.gov
District 17A
1104 S. Johnson Street, Boise, 83705
Home (208) 343-1608
Bus (208) 433-0629
Statehouse (208) 332-1082 (Session Only)
Committees: Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Revenue & Taxation, Transportation & Defense

Terry  Gestrin (R)
tgestrin@house.idaho.gov
District 8A
P.O. Box 399, Donnelly, 83615
Home (208) 634-6450
Statehouse (208) 332-1124 (Session Only)
Committees: Resources & Conservation – Vice Chair, Revenue & Taxation, Transportation & Defense

Here is the alphabetical list of members of the Idaho Senate.
https://legislature.idaho.gov/senate/

Jeff  Agenbroad (R)
jagenbroad@senate.idaho.gov
District 13
3615 Portland Avenue, Nampa, 83636
Home (208) 466-9315
Bus (208) 501-7472
Statehouse (208) 332-1329 (Session Only)
Committees: Finance, Health & Welfare, Judiciary & Rules

 Kelly  Arthur  Anthon (R)
kanthon@senate.idaho.gov
District 27
725 E. 300 S., Burley, 83318
Home (208) 654-4099
Statehouse (208) 332-1327 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare, Judiciary & Rules

Steve  Bair (R)
sbair@senate.idaho.gov
District 31
947 W. 200 S., Blackfoot, 83221
Home (208) 684-5209
Statehouse (208) 332-1346 (Session Only)
Committees: Resources & Environment – Chair, Finance

Clifford  R.  Bayer (R)
cbayer@senate.idaho.gov
District 21
592 E. Saint Kitts Drive, Meridian, 83642
Home (208) 362-5058
Statehouse (208) 332-1331 (Session Only)
Committees: Local Government & Taxation – Vice Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Resources & Environment

Bert  Brackett (R)
bbrackett@senate.idaho.gov
District 23
48331 Three Creek Highway, Rogerson, 83302
Home (208) 857-2217
Statehouse (208) 332-1336 (Session Only)
Committees: Transportation – Chair, Resources & Environment

Cherie  Buckner-Webb (D)
cbucknerwebb@senate.idaho.gov
Assistant Minority Leader
District 19
2304 W. Bella Street, Boise, 83702
Home (208) 343-2650
Bus (208) 861-5482
Statehouse (208) 332-1339 (Session Only)
Committees: Education, State Affairs, Transportation

Grant  Burgoyne (D)
gburgoyne@senate.idaho.gov
District 16
2203 Mountain View Drive, Boise , 83706
Home (208) 377-5729
Statehouse (208) 332-1409 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Judiciary & Rules, Local Government & Taxation

Carl  Crabtree (R)
ccrabtree@senate.idaho.gov
District 7
36 White Tail Acres Lane, Grangeville, 83530
Home (208) 983-2176
Statehouse (208) 332-1355 (Session Only)
Committees: Education, Finance

Lori  Den Hartog (R)
ldenhartog@senate.idaho.gov
District 22
P.O. Box 267, Meridian, 83680
Home (208) 779-2022
Statehouse (208) 332-1340 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs – Vice Chair, Education, Transportation

Dan  Foreman (R)
dforeman@senate.idaho.gov
District 5
P.O. Box 8254, Moscow, 83843
Home (208) 332-1405
Statehouse (208) 332-1405 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Health & Welfare, Judiciary & Rules

Jim  Guthrie (R)
jguthrie@senate.idaho.gov
District 28
P.O. Box 12, Inkom, 83245
Home (208) 251-9303
Statehouse (208) 332-1348 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources – Vice Chair, Agricultural Affairs, Education

Marv  Hagedorn (R)
mhagedorn@senate.idaho.gov
District 14
5285 W. Ridgeside Street, Meridian, 83646
Home (208) 867-5643
Statehouse (208) 332-1334 (Session Only)
Committees: State Affairs – Vice Chair, Judiciary & Rules, Transportation

Mark  Harris (R)
lheider@senate.idaho.gov
District 32
1619 8-Mile Creek Road, Soda Springs, 83276
Home (208) 547-3360
Statehouse (208) 332-1429 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare, Transportation

Lee  Heider (R)
lheider@senate.idaho.gov
District 24
1631 Richmond Drive, Twin Falls, 83301
Home (208) 731-1631
Bus (208) 731-1631
Statehouse (208) 332-1347 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare – Chair, Resources & Environment

Brent  Hill (R)
bhill@senate.idaho.gov
President Pro Tempore
District 34
1010 S. 2nd East, Rexburg, 83440
Home (208) 356-7495
Statehouse (208) 332-1324 (Session Only)
Committees: Local Government & Taxation, State Affairs


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Idaho's

Congressional

Delegation

Paulette  E.  Jordan (D)

pjordan@house.idaho.gov
District 5A
945 Q Street, Plummer, 83851
Bus (208) 332-1175
Statehouse (208) 332-1175 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology, Resources & Conservation, State Affairs


Clark  Kauffman (R)
ckauffman@house.idaho.gov
District 25B
3791 N. 2100 E., Filer, 83328
Home (208) 326-4131
Statehouse (208) 332-1182 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 326-4132
Committees: Resources & Conservation, Revenue & Taxation, Transportation & Defense

Ryan  Kerby (R)
rkerby@house.idaho.gov
District 9A
5470 Highway 52, New Plymouth, 83655
Home (208) 739-0190
Statehouse (208) 332-1166 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Education, Judiciary, Rules & Administration

Phylis  K.  King (D)
pking@house.idaho.gov
District 18B
2107 Palouse Street, Boise, 83705
Home (208) 344-0202
Bus (208) 344-0202
Statehouse (208) 332-1080 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations, Commerce & Human Resources, Transportation & Defense

Mike  Kingsley (R)
mkingsley@house.idaho.gov
District 6B
3413 Bluebird Circle, Lewiston, 83501
Home (208) 305-6783
Statehouse (208) 332-1133 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare, Local Government

Hy  Kloc (D)
hkloc@house.idaho.gov
District 16B
3932 Oak Park Place, Boise, 83703
Home (208) 343-8465
Statehouse (208) 332-1075 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, Education

Thomas  F.  Loertscher (R)
tloertscher@house.idaho.gov
District 32B
1357 Bone Road, Iona, 83427
Home (208) 522-3072
Statehouse (208) 332-1183 (Session Only)
Committee: State Affairs – Chair

Lynn  M.  Luker (R)
lluker@house.idaho.gov
District 15A
514 S. El Blanco Drive, Boise, 83709
Home (208) 375-8254
Bus (208) 343-0022
Statehouse (208) 332-1039 (Session Only)
Committees: Judiciary, Rules & Administration – Chair, Local Government, State Affairs

Luke  Malek (R)

lmalek@house.idaho.gov
District 4A
P.O. Box 363, Coeur d’Alene, 83816
Home (208) 661-3881
Statehouse (208) 332-1065 (Session Only)
Committees: Judiciary, Rules & Administration – Vice Chair, Appropriations, Environment, Energy & Technology

Dustin  Manwaring (R)
dmanwaring@house.idaho.gov
District 29A
1469 W. Quinn Road, Pocatello, 83202
Home (208) 252-5295
Statehouse (208) 332-1079 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, Local Government, State Affairs

John  McCrostie (D)
jmccrostie@house.idaho.gov
District 16A
7820 W. Riverside Drive, Garden City, 83714
Home (208) 440-8317
Statehouse 332-1083 (Session Only)
Committees: Education, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Local Government

Patrick  McDonald (R)
pmcdonald@house.idaho.gov
District 15B
13359 W. Annabrook Drive, Boise, 83713
Home (208) 938-1329
Statehouse (208) 332-1176 (Session Only)
Committees: Education – Vice Chair, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Transportation & Defense

Ron  Mendive (R)
rmendive@house.idaho.gov
District 3A
3732 S. Dusty Lane, Coeur d’Alene, 83814
Home (208) 667-9330
Statehouse (208) 332-1040 (Session Only)
Committees: Education, Environment, Energy & Technology, Resources & Conservation

Steven  Miller (R)
smiller@house.idaho.gov
District 26A
1208 E. 200 N., Fairfield, 83327
Home (208) 764-2560
Statehouse (208) 332-1174 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Appropriations, Resources & Conservation

Jason  A.  Monks (R)
jmonks@house.idaho.gov
District 22B
3865 S. Black Cat Road, Nampa, 83687
Bus (208) 884-8684
Statehouse (208) 332-1036 (Session Only)
Committees: State Affairs – Vice Chair, Business, Transportation & Defense

Dorothy  Moon (R)
dmoon@house.idaho.gov
District 8B
H.C. 67 / Box 304, Stanley, 83278
Home (208) 838-3714
Statehouse (208) 332-1180 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Education, Environment, Energy & Technology

Mike  Moyle (R)
mmoyle@house.idaho.gov
Majority Leader
District 14A
480 N. Plummer Road, Star, 83669
Statehouse (208) 332-1122 (Session Only)
Committees: Resources & Conservation, Revenue & Taxation, Ways & Means



Ilana  Rubel (D)
irubel@house.idaho.gov
Assistant Minority Leader
District 18A
2750 Migratory Drive, Boise, 83706
Home (208) 866-4776
Statehouse (208) 332-1034 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology, Health & Welfare, Resources & Conservation, Ways & Means

Heather Scott (R)
hscott@house.idaho.gov
District 1A
P.O. Box 134, Blanchard, 83804
Home (208) 920-3120
Statehouse (208) 332-1190 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Environment, Energy & Technology, State Affairs

Paul  E.  Shepherd (R)
pshepherd@house.idaho.gov
District 7B
P.O. Box 277, Riggins, 83549
Home (208) 628-3695
Bus (208) 628-3695
Statehouse (208) 332-1067 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 628-3695
Committees: Transportation & Defense – Vice Chair, Education, Resources & Conservation

Elaine  Smith (D)
esmith@house.idaho.gov
Minority Caucus Chair
District 29B
3759 Heron Avenue, Pocatello, 83201
Home (208) 237-1462
Statehouse (208) 332-1031 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, Environment, Energy & Technology, State Affairsm Ways & Means

Thyra  Stevenson (R)
tstevenson@house.idaho.gov
District 6A
308 N. Prospect Blvd., Lewiston, 83501
Home (208) 305-2800
Statehouse (208) 332-1184 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Business, Revenue & Taxation

Scott  Syme (R)
ssyme@house.idaho.gov
District 11A
206 S. 9th Avenue / Suite 105, Caldwell, 83605
Home (208) 573-9301
Statehouse (208) 332-1047 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, Education, Transportation & Defense

Jeff  Thompson (R)
jthompson@house.idaho.gov
District 30A
1739 Peggy’s Lane, Idaho Falls, 83402
Home (208) 524-7367
Statehouse (208) 332-1081 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology – Vice Chair, Business, Revenue & Taxation

Sally  Toone (D)
stoone@house.idaho.gov
District 26B
2096 E. 1500 S., Gooding, 83330
Home (208) 934-8114
Statehouse (208) 332-1032 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Business, Education

Caroline  Nilsson  Troy (R)
cntroy@house.idaho.gov
District 5B
2794 Highway 95, Genesee, 83832
Home (208) 285-0182
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Business, Revenue & Taxation


Janet  Trujillo (R)
jtrujillo@house.idaho.gov
District 33A
P.O. Box 50617, Idaho Falls, 83405
Home (208) 419-8266
Statehouse (208) 332-1189 (Session Only)
Committees: Revenue & Taxation – Vice Chair, Environment, Energy & Technology, Judiciary, Rules & Administration

Julie  VanOrden (R)
jvanorden@house.idaho.gov
District 31B
425 S. 1100 W., Pingree, 83262
Home (208) 684-4052
Statehouse (208) 332-1038 (Session Only)
Committees: Education – Chair, Agricultural Affairs

John  Vander Woude (R)
jvanderwoude@house.idaho.gov
Majority Caucus Chair
District 22A
5311 Ridgewood Road, Nampa, 83687
Home (208) 888-4210
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology, Health & Welfare, Resources & Conservation, Ways & Means

Jarom  Wagoner (R)
jwagoner@house.idaho.gov
District 10A
11846 Linden Road, Caldwell, 83605
Home (208) 761-2914
Statehouse (208) 332-1052 (Session Only)
Committees: Business, Health & Welfare
 
Melissa  Wintrow (D)
mwintrow@house.idaho.gov
District 19B
1711 Ridenbaugh Street, Boise, 83702
Home (208) 332-1076
Statehouse (208) 332-1076 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Transportation & Defense

Fred  Wood (R)
fwood@house.idaho.gov
District 27B
P.O. Box 1207, Burley, 83318-0828
Home (208) 312-1056
Statehouse (208) 332-1074 (Session Only)
Physician (Retired)
Committees: Health & Welfare – Chair, Resources & Conservation

Rick  D.  Youngblood (R)
ryoungblood@house.idaho.gov
District 12B
12612 Smith Avenue, Nampa, 83651
Home (208) 412-5107
Bus (208) 412-5107
Statehouse (208) 332-1059 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations – Vice Chair, Resources & Conservation, Transportation & Defense

Christy  Zito (R)
czito@house.idaho.gov
District 23A
8821 Old Highway 30, Hammett, 83627
Home (208) 590-4633
Statehouse (208) 332-1181 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, State Affairs
 
Bryan  Zollinger (R)
bzollinger@house.idaho.gov
District 33B
2355 S. Bellin Road, Idaho Falls, 83402
Home (208) 206-3086
Statehouse (208) 332-1073 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Local Government

Idaho Unido

(Idaho Unido es el único periódico en español del estado de Idaho.)
556 S. 6th Ave. Pocatello, ID 83201
E-mail Idaho@unido.com
208-234-7383
http://www.unido.com/index.php
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor. (Por favor mándenos sus cartas al editor):
http://www.unido.com/More_Info.htm

REXBURG
The Standard Journal (Rexburg)
P.O. Box 10 Rexburg, ID 83440
208-356-5441
http://www.rexburgstandardjournal.com/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor:
http://www.rexburgstandardjournal.com/submissions/?mode=letters

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Stephen  Hartgen (R)
shartgen@house.idaho.gov
District 24B
1681 Wildflower Lane, Twin Falls, 83301
Home (208) 733-5790
Bus (208) 733-5790
Statehouse (208) 332-1061 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 733-5790
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources – Chair, Environment, Energy & Technology, Revenue & Taxation

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Informative Links About the Idaho House of Representatives

SANDPOINT

Bonner County Daily Bee
P.O. Box 548 Sandpoint, ID 83864
208-263-9534
http://www.bonnercountydailybee.com/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor: https://bonnercountydailybee-dot-com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/?mode=letters

SPOKANE & NORTH IDAHO
Spokesman-Review
999 W. Riverside Spokane, WA 99210
(toll free--800-338-8801)
http://www.spokesman.com/idaho/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor:
http://www.spokesman.com/letters/submit/

ST. MARIES

St. Maries Gazette Record
610 Main Ave. St. Maries, ID 83861
208-245-4538
http://www.gazetterecord.com/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor: https://gazetterecord-dot-com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/

SUN VALLEY
Sun Valley Online (a blog site) to advertise an event, e-mail: sunvalleyonline.com/events

TWIN FALLS
Twin Falls Times-News
P.O. Box 548 Twin Falls, ID 83303
208-733-0931
http://magicvalley.com/
Use the forms page to submit a letter to the editor: http://magicvalley.com/app/contact/?contact=letter

Lewiston Office:
313 D Street, Suite 106
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 743-0792
FAX: (208) 746-7275

Pocatello Office:
275 South 5th Avenue, Suite 290
(208) 236-6817
FAX: (208) 236-6820

Twin Falls Office:
1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 201
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 734-6780
FAX: (208) 734-3905


Sen. Mike Crapo (R)
Second District


Washington, D.C., Office:
Room 239 Dirksen Senate Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-6142
FAX: (202) 228-1375
Email Contact

Boise Office

251 East Front Street
Suite 205
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 334-1776
Fax: (208) 334-9044

North Idaho Office
610 Hubbard Street
Suite 209
Coeur d' Alene, ID 83814
(208) 664-5490
FAX: (208) 664-0889

Eastern Idaho Office:
410 Memorial Drive
Suite 204
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 522-9779
FAX: (208) 529-8367

Eastern Idaho, South Office:
275 South 5th Avenue
Suite 100
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 236-6775
FAX: (208) 236-6935

North-Central Idaho Office:
313 D Street
Suite 105
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 743-1492
FAX: (208) 743-6484

Communicating with elected officials: How-to and contact lists

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Marc  Gibbs (R)
mgibbs@house.idaho.gov
District 32A
632 Highway 34, Grace, 83241
Home (208) 425-3385
Statehouse (208) 332-1042 (Session Only)
Committees: Resources & Conservation – Chair, Health & Welfare

Priscilla  Giddings (R)
pgiddings@house.idaho.gov
District 7A
P.O. Box 43, White Bird, 83554
Home (208) 570-8616
Statehouse (208) 332-1033 (Session Only)
Committees: Local Government, Resources & Conservation, State Affairs

Karey  Hanks (R)
khanks@house.idaho.gov
District 35B
463 N. 1800 E., St. Anthony, 83445
Home (208) 313-3911
Statehouse (208) 332-1056 (Session Only)
Committees: Agricultural Affairs, Health & Welfare
Judiciary, Rules & Administration

How to Contact Members of the Idaho Senate: The List

If you are especially interested in a particular issue, write, call, or arrange to visit your elected representatives to let them know where you stand. Write letters to the editor or opinion columns to your local newspaper, television or radio outlet, and relevant Blogs and other Internet forums, of which many are listed further down on this page. Your opinions matter, but only if you express them.
Although e-mail has overtaken letters as the preferred common form of communication, in most cases, when contacting elected officials, a well-written, words-on-paper letter is most likely to draw attention. And your letter to an elected official is most likely to be read if you follow a these simple rules:

 
Be polite
  Be specific
  Be positive
  Be brief


As a matter of courtesy, Use title, full name, and complete, proper postal address. To ensure your letter is routed properly, include the legislator’s district. There are separate ZIP codes for the Idaho Legislature’s House of Representatives (83720-0038) and the Senate (83720-0081).

The correct form of address for members of the House of Representatives is:
  The Honorable Representative (Full name)
  Legislative district number
  Idaho State Legislature
  State Capitol Building
  P.O. Box 83720
  Boise, Idaho 83720-0038

And for the Senate:
  The Honorable Senator (Full name)
  Legislative district number
  Idaho State Legislature
  State Capitol Building
  P.O. Box 83720
 Boise, Idaho 83720-0081

The same general rules apply for creating an email message as for writing a letter, especially during legislative sessions, when members are most busy. The Legislature’s Web site provides direct links for contacting legislators, in addition to the list here. Fill in your contact information and state your case briefly.

Several legislators have told us they welcome communication from their constituents, although they are sometimes discouraged, or even put off, by rude, rambling messages. If you don’t need a response, say so in your message. If you do want a response, don’t be disappointed if you do not receive one right away. Keep in mind each legislator represents thousands of constituents.

Consider the value of follow-up communication. Depending upon the circumstances, you may want to write a follow-up or reminder to your legislator about your concerns. Thank your legislator for considering your position, regardless of the outcome. And don’t be discouraged.

   

    The 2018 session of the Idaho Legislature also has these five joint committees, made up of member of both chambers and both parties:


      Archived official versions of previously enacted Idaho laws currently in effect are categorized by                subject of the referenced law and are listed here.

     The process by which a bill becomes law in Idaho is explained here.

     Minutes of standing committees are available upon approval by the respective committees here..

     The Open States record of legislation enacted by the 2018 Idaho Legislature is available here.


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Rep. Raul R. Labrador (R)
First District


Washington, D.C. Office:
1523 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
(202) 225 - 6611
Fax: (202) 225 - 3029
Email Contact

Meridian Office
33 East Broadway Avenue, Suite 2
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 888 - 3188
FAX:  (208) 888 – 0894

Lewiston Office:
313 D Street, Suite 107
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 743-1388
FAX: (208) 743-0247

Coeur d’Alene Office:
1250 Ironwood Drive, Suite 241
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone (208-668-0127
FAX: (208) 667-0310

Rep. Michael K. Simpson (R)
Second District


Washington, D.C. Office:
2084 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
(202) 225-5531
FAX: 202-225-8216
Email Contact

Boise Office:
802 West Bannock, Suite 600
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 334-1953
FAX: (208) 334-9533

East Idaho Regional Office
410 Memorial Drive, Suite 203
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 521-6701
FAX: (208) 532-2384

Magic Valley Regional Office
1341 Filmore St., Room 202
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 734-7219
FAX: (208) 734-7244

One increasingly harsh reality of modern American politics is that we can't necessarily determine how an elected official will feel about or act upon an issue simply by the letter after his 9or her) name. Our longstanding notion of two dominant political parties distinguishable by positions on important issues has become so muddled that Republicans and Democrats are currently feuding among themselves about what their parties stand for and whom they consider their constituents to be.

Similarly, political values expressed in such terms as "conservative" and "liberal" are equally unreliable as measures of how an elected official's actions will translate into action.

We provide some useful links and resources for learning more about elected officials by such factors as background and relevant qualifying experience, voting records, campaign contributions, and ties to special interests. Learn more here.

Todd  M.  Lakey (R)
tlakey@senate.idaho.gov
Majority Caucus Chair
District 12
12905 Venezia Court, Nampa, 83651
Home (208) 908-4415
Bus (208) 908-4415
Statehouse (208) 332-1328 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, State Affairs

Abby  Lee (R)
alee@senate.idaho.gov
District 9
5370 Elmore Road, Fruitland, 83619
Home (208) 250-6744
Statehouse (208) 332-1325 (Session Only)
Committees: Judiciary & Rules – Vice Chair, Finance, Health & Welfare


Defining the Key Issues

While we may focus on different problems, the key issues of concern to us all essentially boil down to four: health, economic stability, education, and rights.  Learn more here.

“Idaho in Session,” live-streaming audio, and usually video, of deliberations in the House of Representatives is provided through Idaho Public Television, available here.
The House calendar, subject to change, is available here.
House committee agendas, subject to change, are available here.
The House of Representatives has 14 committees, listed here.
The regularly updated status of legislation is available here.
Ballotpedia identifies itself as the “encyclopedia of American politics, with tens of thousands of articles on politics and politicians at all levels of government. Background on the Idaho House of Representatives is available here.
Vote Smart  provides summaries of voting records, biographical profiles and contact information, positions taken on issues, ratings given by special-interest groups,  public statements and comments,  and campaign finance and donor inormation. The Vote Smart profiles of members of the Idaho House of Representatives are available here.

KETCHUM

Idaho Mountain Express
591 First Ave. North
P.O. Box 1013 Ketchum, ID 83340
208-726-8060
http://www.mtexpress.com/index2.php
Use the forms page to send letters to the editor: http://www.mtexpress.com/contact.php
Or send via e-mail; letters@mtexpress.com

LEWISTON
Lewiston Morning Tribune
505 Capital Street Lewiston, ID 83501
208-743-9411 or toll free; 800-745-9411)
http://lmtribune.com/
Use the forms page to send letters to the editor: https://lmtribune-dot-com.bloxcms-ny1.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/

MOUNTAIN HOME
Mountain Home News

195 S. 3rd Street
P.O. Box 1330 Mountain Home, ID 83647
208-587-3331
http://www.mountainhomenews.com/
Use the form page to send letters to the editor: http://www.mountainhomenews.com/forms/letter

MOSCOW
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
409 S. Jackson Street Moscow, ID 83843
208-882-5561 or toll- free: 800-776-4137
http://dnews.com/
Submit letters to the editor by e-mail to Letters@dnews.com

Latah Eagle
521 S. Jackson Street Moscow, ID 83843
208-882-0666

NAMPA
Idaho Press Tribune
P.O. Box 9399 Nampa, ID 83652
208-467-9251
http://www.idahopress.com/
Use the form to submit a letter to the editor:
https://idahopress-dot-com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/

POCATELLO
Idaho State Journal
305 S. Arthur Ave. Pocatello, ID 83204
208-232-4161
http://www.idahostatejournal.com/
Use the forms page to submit letters to the editor:
https://idahostatejournal-dot-com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/

Joe Palmer (R)

jpalmer@house.idaho.gov
District 20A
1524 N. Meridian Road, Meridian, 83642
Bus (208) 887-9488
Statehouse (208) 332-1062 (Session Only)
Committees: Transportation & Defense – Chair, Business, State Affairs

 Christy  Perry (R)
cperry@house.idaho.gov
District 11B
P.O. Box 750, Nampa, 83653
Home (208) 880-9720
Statehouse (208) 332-1044 (Session Only)
Committees: Local Government – Chair, Health & Welfare, Judiciary, Rules & Administration

Dell  Raybould (R)
draybould@house.idaho.gov
District 34B
3215 N. 2000 W., Rexburg, 83440
Home (208) 356-6837
Bus (208) 356-6837
Statehouse (208) 332-1173 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology – Chair, Resources & Conservation, Revenue & Taxation

Eric  M.  Redman (R)
eredman@house.idaho.gov
District 2B
P.O. Box 40, Athol, 83801
Home (208) 623-6383
Statehouse (208) 332-1070 (Session Only)
FAX (208) 623-6383
Committees: Local Government – Vice Chair, Commerce & Human Resources, Health & Welfare

Steven  Harris (R)
sharris@house.idaho.gov
District 21A
851 E. Martinique Drive, Meridian, 83642
Home (208) 861-8638
Statehouse (208) 332-1043 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, State Affairs, Transportation & Defense

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We pursue civil engagement with our elected officials with the common goal of improving the quality of life for all, with equal opportunity, respect and representation under law.

 While being passionate about an issue is important, it is better to keep your message factual, rather than emotional. We offer several resources for fact searches and fact-checking on the TransForm Idaho site and on our Blog.


Make your request


Be clear about the specific action that you would your legislator to take. If you are for or against a particular bill or proposed legislation, say what you hope your lawmaker will do about it, but do so as a request, not a demand.

Be courteous


Even if you’re upset, be courteous and professional. This is one point many legislators have told us they find most disappointing. Don’t resort to demands, insults, mud-slinging, name-calling, swearing, or similar rants.

Keep you letter short


Your representatives are busy; make their lives easier by stating clearly and concisely what you want, and why. Keep your letter to one page, if possible.

Close your letter by restating your purpose and repeating your request. Thank the legislator for taking the time to consider your message.

Read it again

Before you sign and seal your letter, make sure to proofread it first. Ensure that you have not left out any important, pertinent information. If you’ve repeated yourself or if something isn’t as clear as it could be, revise. After making any necessary changes, read over your letter one more time to check for spelling, punctuation, grammar, and other errors.

Know that your voice counts.

Legislators are elected to serve you, a voting member of a democratic society.  Most Idaho lawmakers are everyday people who sincerely want to represent faithfully the concerns of those they serve. And they understand that without your vote, and those of others like you, they will not remain in office. Moreover, because representatives receive relatively few personal letters, your letter may get more attention than you think.

James  Holtzclaw (R)
jholtzclaw@house.idaho.gov
District 20B
3720 N. Heritage View Avenue, Meridian, 83646
Home (208) 284-9542
Statehouse (208) 332-1041 (Session Only)
Committees: Commerce & Human Resources, State Affairs, Transportation & Defense

Wendy  Horman (R)
WendyHorman@house.idaho.gov
District 30B
1860 Heather Circle, Idaho Falls, 83406
Home (208) 522-4387
Statehouse (208) 332-1071 (Session Only)
Committees: Appropriations, Commerce & Human Resources, Environment, Energy & Technology

Ronald  Nate (R)

nater@house.idaho.gov
District 34A
2139 Ferris Lane, Rexburg, 83440
Home (208) 403-3609
Statehouse (208) 332-1053 (Session Only)
Committees: Environment, Energy & Technology, Judiciary, Rules & Administration, Revenue & Taxation

Kelley  Packer (R)
kpacker@house.idaho.gov
District 28B
P.O. Box 147, 104 Mountain View Drive, McCammon, 83250
Home (208) 241-3350
Statehouse (208) 332-1045 (Session Only)
Committees: Health & Welfare – Vice Chair, Commerce & Human Resources, Transportation & Defense

Separating Fact from Opinion

A flood of information -- some useful, some not -- makes it more difficult, but not impossible, to weigh the credibility and veracity of what's out there. Learn more here.