March 18, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Just a few moments ago, the Idaho Senate, by voice vote, approved passage of our National Day of the Cowboy bill, HCR038. This makes Idaho the 11th state to ensure permanent recognition for the 4th Saturday in July as a day to celebrate cowboy culture and pioneer heritage. A big tip of our cowboy hat to the cowboy taking the lead as our bill sponsor in the Idaho House of Representatives, Rep Steve Miller. Also to our bill sponsor in the Idaho Senate, Mark Harris, and to our dedicated and persistent volunteer in Idaho, Kraig Sundberg.
We’ll keep you posted as to when Idaho’s Governor, cowboy Butch Otter, signs the NDOC bill into law.
Those of you who live in CO, IN, and WA, please contact your legislators today and tell them you’d like to see your state pass the NDOC bill this year too. Senator Sharon Brown is the sponsor in WA and Rep JP Brown is the bill sponsor in CO. Our bill sponsor in Indiana is Rep David Ober.
We continue to make progress in our effort to secure nationwide recognition for the cowboy bill, but we definitely need your financial support to keep moving forward. Please consider becoming a supporting member or a donor today, or purchase an NDOC product such as an NDOC flag or a poster.