City: Boise, Idaho
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree in economics from John Carroll University in Ohio and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Work experience: An attorney with Herzfeld & Piotrowski in Boise, Piotrowski has practiced labor and employment law since 1994. Pressed a long and successful court fight on behalf of seriously disabled Idahoans whose level of care was sharply cut by the state Department of Health and Welfare in a change to Medicaid reimbursement levels. Represented labor unions in successful challenges to anti-union laws passed by the Idaho Legislature; and represented Wal-Mart employees in a successful 10-year court fight over pay.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Married. Has two children.
Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, had sharply differing reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in a Texas case, which the Washington Post called the court’s most important decision on abortion-related issues in 25 years. Labrador said…
James Piotrowski, the Democrat who’s challenging Idaho GOP 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador, sent out a news release today calling on Labrador to clarify how he can support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump’s comments about a federal judge and the judge’s Mexican…