Idaho could benefit from examining the successful models of several States and hiring a professional grant writer and some technical experts who could better inform the development of a better-conceived application to fund the work that the State so desperately needs.
During last year’s legislative session I sent dozens of emails to various state representatives and senators.
I understand that the session is a marathon of sorts with in incredible amount of work to be accomplished in a very short period of time. I also get that during this time legislators are inundated with phone calls and emails from citizens across the state.
In other words, I get that they’re busy. Yet, I was flabbergasted when I didn’t receive a single response from a single representative or senator. None. Zip. Continue reading →