My personal philosophy has been consistent throughout my career— to ensure the lightest possible hand of government in the lives of citizens and businesses. I believe in empowering individuals to live their lives without undue regulatory interference, and firmly believe free enterprise, rather than government, creates economic opportunity.
I am a rancher and a businessman, and have weathered many economic storms. I know what it’s like to compete globally as an American business. Idaho is a model for how a conservative and fiscally responsible government allows the free market to prosper. While government can provide good roads and a solid education for our young people, it is individual entrepreneurs and businesses— unencumbered by red tape and high taxes— that create jobs.....Learn More