About

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Idaho State Senator John McGee serves the citizens of Caldwell, Greenleaf and Wilder in the Idaho State Legislature.  As the youngest member of the Senate, Senator McGee is a strong advocate for improving Idaho’s roads and bridges and growing a strong economy in Idaho by focusing on opportunities to grow and diversify both small and large business development.

Senator McGee currently serves Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and most recently chaired the Treasure Valley Transportation Task Force. During his first term, McGee successfully carried the largest transportation funding bill in Idaho history. He also sits on the Agriculture and Health and Welfare Committees.  McGee was elected by his peers to serve on the important Legislative Council and was named the 2006 Idaho State Republican Legislator of the Year.  McGee was named a Council of State Governments Toll Fellow in 2007.

Senator McGee is active in his community as the Chairman of the Canyon County Republican Central Committee, the United Way of Treasure Valley and the 2009 International Special Olympics.  McGee is a member of the Caldwell Rotary Club and is the Chairman of the Regional Substance Abuse Authority Legislative Committee.  Senator McGee serves his alma mater, the College of Idaho, as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Senator McGee has received many awards from local and state organizations, including the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Agriculture Educators, the Idaho Agricultural All Star Award (2005-2009), the COMPASS Leadership in Motion Award, the 2009 Transportation Leader of the Year from Treasure Valley Women in Transportation, and the Friend of Community Healthcare Centers by the Idaho Primary Care Association.

A life-long resident of Caldwell, Senator McGee is a graduate of Vallivue High School and received a BA in History from the College of Idaho; he was elected student body president at both institutions.  McGee and his wife, Hanna, live in Caldwell with their daughter, Madalyn.

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Contact Senator McGee at  jmcgee@senate.idaho.gov

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