March 2014 Blog Posts (25)

My prepared remarks on HB133 National Parks Contingency plans

HB133 passed house floor vote unanimously 54-0-11.

This bill was amended a half dozen times based on input from all stakeholders

This bill is one of the best examples of a consensus bill, a compromise, and a true bi-partisan bill because we all get it. We understand the importance and value of our…


Added by David Lifferth on March 6, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Notes from presentation from Idaho GOP attorney Christ Troupis about Count My Vote and SB54

Christ Truopis: Governor should not sign or veto #SB54 until #CMV submits their signatures for certification

Christ Troupis: CMV actions will undoubtedly end up in court

Christ Troupis: Better to have taken action in session rather than wait for #CMV to run course; it preserves legal options for future actions

Chris Troupis has published a 16 page…


Added by David Lifferth on March 6, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

My statement on the SB54 CMV compromise

I used these bullet points in my floor statement and on the Rod Arquette Show

  • There is a  movie sound bite that runs on Rod Arquette's show that says, “this is the best worst idea that we have”? That is a good sub title for SB54
  • No one likes it, even the sponsors are quick to say it is not a perfect bill.
  • And for the record, I want to say that “Count my vote” is clearly unconstitutional and is clearly a violation of our collective and my personal…

Added by David Lifferth on March 5, 2014 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Rep. Dan McCay's out of office email response

Rep. McCay and I are friends and usually agree on most things other than Resolutions. I sent him an email and got back the following automated response. (I have removed his contact info for security reasons)

To Whom it May Concern;  

Thank you for your email. I read every email that I receive but due to the volume of the email it is difficult to respond to every message. Please review the following:    

Colleagues: Please call or text me…


Added by David Lifferth on March 3, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments

Voter Survey Results from Week 5 of 2014 Legislative Session

These are the survey results for the last week. Thanks for all of you that have taken the time to share your thougts and email on these important subjects. Some voters have taken considerable time in responding by email because the survey options didn't have the proper bandwidth to share a complex respons.

Do you support the idea of moving the state prison in Draper to another location?…


Added by David Lifferth on March 2, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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