A candidate for State Representative, Pos. A, Idaho Legislative District 3 in the 2010 Idaho General Election
City: Dalton Gardens
Occupation: lawyer; small business owner
Education: Graduated from Westchester High School, Los Angeles, Calif., in 1969. Holds an associates degree from El Camino Junior College, and bachelor’s and law degrees from Western State University in Fullerton, Calif.
Political background: Incumbent, elected to the Idaho House in 2010, 2012 and 2014; seeking re-election to a fourth term.
Work experience: Practiced law in California for 20 years. Since moving to Idaho in 2004, has operated several small businessess, including a catering business and the “Vap-It” electronic cigarette store in Post Falls.
Family: Married. Has three grown children.
- Web: vitobarbieri.com
We have proposed a simple, well-reasoned solution that is rooted in America’s history. We propose recognizing the national health care plan for what it is – a vast overreach of federal power. To stop it, we invoke our right to opt-out of the program, to…
BOISE – If Idaho lawmakers can’t nullify the federal health care reform law in their state, “then we might as well just get rubber stamps,” freshman Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, declared Wednesday. Barbieri persuaded the House State Affairs Committee to introduce his nullification bill on a straight party-line vote, with all 15 Republicans on the panel voting in favor and all four Democrats voting against. But several committee members said they had serious concerns about the bill.
Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, told the House State Affairs Committee this morning, “The federal health care laws recently passed by the U.S. Congress have invaded the traditional sovereign powers of the state. This bill declares that this intrusion by the federal government is ……
BOISE – A group of Idaho lawmakers is pushing ahead with plans to introduce legislation today to nullify the federal health care reform law, even though a new Idaho attorney general’s opinion says such bills violate both the state and federal constitutions and state lawmakers’ oath of office. “I’m not concerned about that,” one of the group, freshman Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton, said Tuesday of the attorney general’s opinion. “I think reasonable minds can differ.”
Republican Reps. Judy Boyle, of Midvale, and Rep. Vito Barbieri, of Dalton Gardens, will be the House co-sponsors of a bill aimed at nullifying federal health care reform in Idaho. I wrote about this issue in Thursday’s Idaho Statesman. The bill will start in the…
Some legislators are looking to deal with budgets, taxes, and spending, while one from north Idaho – Rep.Kathy Sims, R-Coeur d’Alene – wants to reform urban renewal districts. Others, like Sen. Steve Vick, R-Hayden, Rep. Jim Guthrie, R-McCammon, and Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Hayden Lake, want…
Steve Vick had little trouble dumping multi-term state Sen. Mike Jorgenson in the District 3 race, after Jorgenson fought to keep him off the ballot over a procedural matter. In the other contested Republican primary in District 3, Vito Barbieri bested a four-person field, defeating…
Duane Rasmussen has loaned his campaign $25,000 in his four-way race to fill the House District 3 seat being vacated by retiring state Rep. Jim Clark — twice as much money as the other three candidates have raised combined. Rasmussen ended the 7-day, pre-election filing…
Monday Poll: By a slight margin, Vito Barbieri is the pick of HucksOnline to win the House District 5 seat now held by retiring Rep. Jim Clark. Barbieri captured 36 of 138 votes (26.1%) to edge Hayden Councilwoman Jeri DeLange (34 of 138, for 24.6%)….
The hottest legislative race in North Idaho this spring is the four-way contest for the House seat in District 3 that’s opening up due to seven-term Rep. Jim Clark’s retirement. The matchup between the four candidates, all of whom are actively campaigning, is the final…