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UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers agree to hear new statewide conflict-of-interest disclosure bill

New statewide conflict-of-interest disclosure legislation – which would require filings for all Idaho candidates and officeholders, disclosing their occupation and employer and other potential conflicts of interest, but not income …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers reject removal of campaign donation limits; call for more reporting, disclosure

A bipartisan working group of Idaho lawmakers on Wednesday unanimously rejected a proposal to eliminate all of Idaho’s limits on campaign contributions, and instead endorsed changes in the state’s Sunshine …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:34 p.m.

Lawmakers: Idaho ‘uniquely poised’ to stiffen campaign, lobbying disclosure requirements

Idaho is “uniquely poised” to make major improvements in its public disclosure system, state lawmakers on a special panel said Monday, from requiring more and more frequent reports from candidates, …


Mainstream ethics laws overdue in Idaho

The state remains just one of three without financial disclosure requirements for any elected or appointed state official.


Rob Quist, Montana Democrat in U.S. House bid, underreports income

The Democratic candidate for Montana’s sole U.S. House seat, a cowboy poet and musician running for public office for the first time, underreported $57,000 in income when he filed federally …


Trump transition balks at call for nominees’ tax returns

President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is pushing back on Senate Democrats’ calls for all Cabinet nominees to release their tax returns, calling it a “PR stunt” and defending the Republican’s …


Farris releases income tax returns

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Idaho 1st District Congressional candidate Jimmy Farris released 10 years of his income tax returns Thursday and called on incumbent GOP Congressman Raul Labrador to do the …


Congressional candidate releases 10 years’ tax returns

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Idaho 1st District U.S. House candidate Jimmy Farris released 10 years of his income tax returns today, and called on incumbent Congressman Raul Labrador to do the …


Democrats list key ethics proposals

BOISE – Minority Democrats in the Idaho Legislature announced three new ethics reform proposals Tuesday and called on Republicans to work with them on the bills – and the Republicans …


Risch among the richest

BOISE – Freshman Idaho Sen. Jim Risch is the 13th-wealthiest member of Congress and is richer than the late Ted Kennedy, Sen. John McCain or House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according …


Disclosure bill may get hearing in Idaho

BOISE – The Idaho House speaker who single-handedly killed legislation this year to require personal financial disclosure from the state’s elected officials says he won’t do it again. “In the …


Idaho House speaker says he wouldn’t kill new disclosure bill

BOISE – The Idaho House speaker who single-handedly killed legislation this year to require personal financial disclosure from the state’s elected officials now says he’s won’t do it again.


Idaho, without disclosure, ranks last again; Wash. first

Idaho is last again. The state’s financial disclosure laws for lawmakers got zero points from a national group that ranks legislatures’ accountability to voters.


Candidate Discloses Net Worth Of $500,000 Simpson First In 2nd District To File Personal Statement

House Speaker Michael Simpson reported a net worth on Monday of around $500,000 in the personal financial disclosure statement required in his bid for the Republican congressional nomination in the …


Fund Raising, Session Coexist House Speaker Sees No Problem

While Idaho lawmakers were debating issues like telephone deregulation and tobacco laws last year, some were soliciting money from the very companies pushing the bills. “I don’t think it’s a …


North Idaho Lawmakers List Campaign Donations

Here’s what North Idaho legislators reported in their campaign finance reports for 1998: District 1 Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, has $1,610 in the bank. She received a $500 contribution from …


Craig Pays Off Campaign Debt; Simpson Gets Credit Craig Workers Get Bonus; Simpson Fuels Senate Run

It took more than a year, but Republican Sen. Larry Craig has finally paid off the nearly $200,000 debt he rolled up in easily winning a second six-year term in …


Kempthorne Still Has $168,000 In Senate War Chest

Sen. Dirk Kempthorne spent nearly $30,000 on consulting and polling last fall during the month he was deciding whether to become the heir apparent to retiring Republican Gov. Phil Batt, …


Kempthorne Raised $200,000 In December

U.S. Sen. Dirk Kempthorne, the heir-apparent to retiring Republican Gov. Phil Batt, had a lucrative December despite no serious challenger in sight for the state’s highest office. The campaign finance …


Chenoweth Campaign In The Black

Republican Rep. Helen Chenoweth raised more than a quarter-million dollars during the final half of 1997 to open a campaign in the black for the first time in her congressional …


Locke Campaign Committee Fined $2,500 Finance Laws Were Violated During Out-Of-State Fund-Raisers

A state agency on Tuesday fined Gov. Gary Locke’s political committee a maximum $2,500 after the committee admitted breaking campaign finance laws during two out-of-state fund-raisers last year. “I just …


Judy Breaks City Spending Record In His Campaign For Mayor Money From Concerned Businesses Pac Helped Several Candidates Win

Steve Judy outspent incumbent Al Hassell nearly 9-to-1 to earn his 67-vote victory in the Coeur d’Alene mayor’s race in November. With his expenditures of $13,930, Judy spent more than …


Locke Campaign Funds Investigated Big Donation From Buddhist Temple Came Back As Five Smaller Checks

State campaign watchdogs are scrutinizing contributions Gov. Gary Locke received from members of a Buddhist temple, including a $5,000 cash donation from the temple’s grand master during one of Locke’s …


Spokane Race Set Spending Record Unions, Developers Helped Push Mark Past $184,000

Unions and developers were the big spenders in Spokane’s municipal elections this year. But development interests generally did a better job of backing winners, an analysis of campaign giving and …


Judy Means Business New Cda Mayor Sets An Aggressive Agenda

Steve Judy defeated Al Hassell by 67 votes after outspending the mayor 13-to-1. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Where They Stand …

1. Jack Geraghty 2. John Talbott 3. Barbara Lampert 4. Cherie Rodgers 5. Judith Gilmore 6. Rob Higgins 7. Phyllis Holmes 8. Steve Thompson


Steve Thompson

Personal: Age 41 … born in Bakersfield, Calif. … moved to Spokane in 1990 … manager, RCW Sound and Communications … formerly worked for B & C Telephone … central …


Most Lucrative Campaign Zip Code In Seattle Mayor Jack Geraghty Raied More Than $66,000 And Spent About $62,000

With only four days left before the general election, Spokane Mayor Jack Geraghty has raised about $25,000 more than challenger John Talbott. But when the campaign by a Seattle-based political …


Phyllis Holmes

Personal: Age 58 … raised in Spokane and returned here in 1978 … insurance agent and planner for Principal Mutual Life Insurance Co. … former junior high school teacher, Simi …


Worked Behind The Scenes, Cda Mayor Says Incumbent Faces Tough, Well-Financed Opponent In Steve Judy

(From For the Record, November 6, 1997:) Donations: Members of Concerned Businesses of North Idaho donated money to Steve Judy’s campaign for mayor of Coeur d’Alene and endorsed him for …