The Glasgow Courier - Serving Proudly As The Voice Of Valley County Since 1913

By Bonnie Davidson
Bonnie & Box Of Chocolates 

Is Media Really To Blame?

Citizens Have The Right, The Duty, To Be Involved In Government


If there’s one thing I’ve never lacked in, it has been curiosity. As a 16-year old I skipped school to lobby at the Boise State Capital building. We spoke to state legislatures on students’ rights in education. Again I lobbied at the age of 25 in Olympia to the Washington State legislature on funding cuts in higher education. I was representing a program called TRIO, a program geared towards disadvantaged and first generation college students.

The point is, I’ve always been an advocate for citizen involvement in government. It’s more than just lobbying, more than paying attention...

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