A candidate for State Representative, Pos. B, Idaho Legislative District 4 in the 2012 Idaho General Election
On this race: Supports health care system changes in which physicians would be paid to keep people well. Favors a “fairer tax code”; opposes this year’s $35 million tax cut for corporations and top earners. Backs increased school funding. “You kind of get what you pay for.”
Notable: Degrees in nursing and psychology. Eighteen years in Coeur d’Alene. Worked eight years as a nurse before returning to school to study education. Married to an active family practice doctor, which she said helps her be informed about current health care issues. Recently learned grandmother was first female law grad at University of California Berkeley and opened practice in 1915.