Resume: 12-year incumbent Democrat … 66 … 1952 graduate of Mills College … Coeur d’Alene resident since 1956 … minority Senate leader … founding board member of Idaho Conservation League, coordinator of the Committee for Fair (utility) Rates, member Friends of Head Start Board, Idaho Environmental Council, Idaho Technology Advisory Council, National Abortion Rights Action League National Board, President’s Advisory Council to the Arts, and Council for Technology in Education … married to attorney Scott Reed, with two children and two grandchildren.
Finances: Oct. 10 report shows $22,392 raised; $1,000 from a Northwest Iron Workers PAC, $1,000 from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 77 PAC, $1,000 from William F. Heidenreich of Marquette, Iowa, and $500 from the PAC for Education.
Issues: Supports minimum wage increase … advocates expanding homeowner’s exemption on property tax … opposes sales tax increase … supports state matching dollars for school construction … supports strengthened early reading programs … supports strong environmental laws … opposes nuclear waste shipments to Idaho … supports more affordable health care.
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