Tierney Blog

Idaho Attorney General Exercising His Independence

An editorial in an Idaho newspaper on March 24th contains a line that resonates with every state attorney general when it says, "[i]f Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden didn't know it already, he does now: He is very much a man standing alone." His budget, held by the Legislature, and the Governor, demanding that half of the Assistant Attorney General's start reporting to his Administration, the popular and nationally respected Wasden joins his fellow attorneys general in their daily fight to keep their offices an independent legal voice for the people of his state.

See: The Spokesman-Review, Huckleberries Online, Trib: Huffy Davis bullies AG Wasden