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National Taxpayers Union (NTU), Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE), American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and American Energy Alliance (AEA) honor Risch

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) was recently honored by four nonpartisan organizations - the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE), the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), and the American Energy Alliance (AEA) - for his outstanding work in the 114 th Congress on behalf of Idahoans. Information about the recognitions is available below.

"I am proud to receive these awards, which truly reflect the Idahoans who have placed great trust in me to represent their values in Washington,” said Senator Risch. “I will continue to work with my colleagues in the Senate to advance common sense, affordable solutions to our most urgent priorities.”

About the awards:

Taxpayer’s Friend Award: NTU awarded Risch for responsibly voting for legislation related to spending, debt and changes on taxes. According to NTU’s website, Members who receive an “A” rating have been the strongest supporters of sound tax and spending policies. Click here to learn more.

Champion of Small Business and Entrepreneurs Award: SBE awarded Risch for his support of small businesses and the issues that enable their growth and success, including tax relief and reform, affordable health coverage, intellectual property (IP) protection, access to capital, regulatory relief and more. Click here to learn more.

Friend of Farm Bureau Award: The Idaho Farm Bureau will soon present an award to Risch for his leadership on issues of importance to the Farm Bureau. “The members of our congressional delegation understand the importance of agriculture to our state’s economy and to our nation’s security,” said Idaho Farm Bureau President Bryan Searle.

American Energy Champion Award: AEA awarded Risch for his commitment to pro-growth policies that will lead to more affordable energy for American families. Click here to learn more.