Heather Scott

Heather Scott

I got tired of watching government grow and attempt to reach into every aspect of my life. I don’t believe in asking others to do something for me that I would not do myself. So instead of sitting on the sidelines and complaining, I got involved and have been working to make a difference ever since. As a longtime aquatic biologist and small business owner who has lived in Bonner County for 22 years, I am uniquely qualified to deal with environmental and energy matters, small business issues and hurdles faced by owners dealing with government agencies, all pertinent to District 1 residents. I have shown in my three terms that I am not afraid to tackle tough issues, often leading the charge when other elected officials hold back. I have not compromised my position on principles or issues in order to “go along to get along.” I vote on legislation based on its constitutionality and whether it protects or restrains personal freedoms, and I do so with tenacity, commitment and a strong work ethic. • Ending the state of emergency which we have endured since March – getting the Legislature to cohesively act together to override the governor’s edicts. • Pursuing more transparency in government and working to reduce regulations and taxation through the legislative process. I will continue to educate and engage citizens about these issues as they have the power and authority to demand changes from the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government. • Finding […]

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