Jim Risch


Jim Risch endorses Phil McGrane for Secretary of State

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Idaho U.S. Senator Jim Risch has endorsed Phil McGrane in his run for Idaho Secretary of State. “Having the support of Senator Risch means a lot for our campaign to be Idaho’s next Republican Secretary of State,” said McGrane. “I’ve admired Senator Risch’s leadership and his ability to get things done both as Governor and as a Senator.”

Idaho Senator Jim Risch Leads Bill Aimed at Reducing Federal Regulations

BOISE - On Tuesday, Idaho Senator Jim Risch introduced the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, aimed at limiting federal overreach and reducing federal spending. The bill would require agencies to repeal two existing regulations for each new significant regulation issued. The ‘one-in, two-out’ method codifies a 2017 Trump-era executive order to weed out "old, unnecessary, and inefficient regulations." Agencies will be required to initiate simpler, cost-saving regulations which will benefit the federal government, small businesses, and American taxpayers.

Idaho’s Jim Risch Believes Biden Could Blunder Into World War Three

As Donald Trump once eloquently put it, Joe Biden is a dummy!. Was it ever more evident than over the weekend when he called for regime change in Russia? U.S. Senator Jim Risch of Idaho is the leading Republican on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. When January arrives, he’ll again be chairing the committee. Risch appeared on CNN’s State of the Union and shared his concerns. You can watch his appearance by clicking on the YouTube video below.

Idaho Senator Jim Risch Leads Legislation to Prevent Labor Union Slowdowns

BOISE - On Thursday, Idaho Senator Jim Risch introduced the Prevent Labor Union Slowdowns (PLUS) Act in an effort to "protect our national supply chain during upcoming maritime union negotiations." According to Risch, during past negotiations maritime labor unions have employed a “slowdown” tactic instead of striking, which he says has caused substantial losses for local businesses importing and exporting goods.

Sen. Jim Risch pushing for support on NYET Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Idaho's Senate delegation and the ranking Republican member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday again urged the full U.S. Senate to immediately take up and pass legislation called the Never Yielding Europe's Territory Act -- or the "NYET Act." Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho)...

Idaho Senator Jim Risch calls invasion an “act of war”

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Idaho Senator Jim Risch has released a statement after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Wednesday night. Risch, a ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called the invasion a “flagrant act of war.”. “Today’s invasion of Ukraine by Russia is a premeditated and...