What makes Idaho the state we are proud to call home? To me, it’s our shared goal of making Idaho the best place to live, to work, and to raise a family. That’s why I’m always troubled by renewed attempts to breach dams that Idahoans rely on.

The latest push comes from Washington state, where Governor Jay Inslee (D) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D) are calling to remove four dams on the Snake River. Together, Gov. Inslee and Sen. Murray published a new report that tries to justify a $27.2 BILLION plan to breach the Snake River dams to restore salmon and steelhead populations. However, as is often the case with Washington state politics, the pros do not outweigh the cons.

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