Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, October 22, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 44° Clear
News >  Idaho

Jack Riggs

Resume: Republican…42…Coeur d’Alene native…1976 graduate of University of Idaho, 1980 graduate of University of Washington School of Medicine…emergency room director at Nellis USAF Hospital 1981-84, owner of North Idaho Immediate Care Centers…high school basketball coach, delegate 1996 state GOP convention, appointed to Governor’s Welfare Reform Advisory Council, 1995 delegate to White House Conference on Small Business, member Board of Director of North Idaho College Booster Club, Rotary International, Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce legislative committee and various professional organizations…married 21 years with three children.

Finances: Oct. 10 report shows $18,009 raised, not including $7,000 from the National Republican Congressional Committee. Other contributions; $5,000 loan to himself, $1,000 from Timber PAC, $1,000 from Idaho Committee on Hospitality and Sports, $400 from Idaho Association of Realtors.

Issues: Preserve resource jobs in Silver Valley…opposes government interference in business…supports tax reform and redistribution of sales tax…pro-choice…opposes aggressive approach to Coeur d’Alene Basin cleanup…supports lowering super-majority requirement on school bond levies to 60 percent…opposes gun control.

, DataTimes

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.

New health insurance plans available November 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.