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January 3, 2018

Here is what I said in the Coeur d'Alene Press recently:

Mendive said each session takes on a life of its own, but education will be prominent this year. 

“Education is always big,” said Mendive, a proponent of education savings accounts — somewhat like a voucher system....

April 23, 2015

This session started four days early for me as I was chosen to serve on a special Change in Employee Compensation Commitee (CEC).  It has been a blur for me ever since.  A few of the issues that are of major concern to our distrcit are Education (as always), Water Adju...

April 15, 2015

Idaho State Representative Ron Nate wrote this article.  I thought you all should know what the objections to S1067 were in committee - rather than the media spin. 
 

"Our ham-handed federal government threatened to punish Idaho children and ex-spouses for Idaho no...

October 18, 2014

"There will be a question on the general election ballot November 4th, 2014 concerning a constitutional amendment H.J.R 2. It contains a ballot question, a statement of its meaning, the purpose and result to be accomplished as well as statements for and against the pro...

May 10, 2014

My name is Ron Mendive.  My family name or surname, Mendive, is typically pronounced as it is spelled, but that is not the correct ethnic pronunciation…It has been lost.

In 1910 my Grandfather, Prudencio Mendive, left the fishing villages of Northern Spain and came to A...

April 5, 2014

This year’s legislative session ended earlier than in years past.  Here is a brief update on some of the legislation and the topics discussed during the 2014 session.

Several of us tried in vain to repeal the Obama Care law that was passed in 2013.  We are now witnessin...

March 13, 2014

District 3 has a Representative who is working hard and who understand free market capitalism, the pitfalls of regulation, and what it means to run a small business.  I firmly believe it is important to create an economy that enables everyone the opportunity to dream a...

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