Senate

Laurie Lickley, left, and Ron Taylor

With the retirement of Sen. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, two candidates are on the ballot for the Senate seat representing Blaine, Lincoln and Jerome counties the reconfigured District 26. Here are sitting District 25 Rep. Laurie Lickley, R-Jerome, and Ron Taylor, D-Hailey, in their own words. 

Questions:

  1. If you could make one change to the state budget, what would it be?

  2. Idaho’s sales tax is now the same as its corporate income tax: 6%. Is there an aspect of Idaho tax policy you’d like to change?

  3. Would you support raising the minimum wage in Idaho? Why or why not?

  4. Should abortion be a crime in Idaho? And, would you support legislation to eliminate the exceptions that exist in Idaho’s trigger law?

  5. What’s one bill that passed in the last session of the Legislature that you would have liked to stop? Why?

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