Nonini to seek Senate seat

The following is an excerpt from an article published in The Coeur d’Alene Press on February 3, 2012, by Alecia Warren, Staff Writer.

Shortly after Coeur d’Alene Sen. Jim Hammond announced his plans not to run for re-election on Thursday, Rep. Bob Nonini declared the same day that he will campaign for Hammond’s seat instead.

“I wanted to get it out there. I’ve been thinking about it and talking to Sen. Hammond for weeks,” said Nonini, who has won four elections and served eight years in the state House. Continue reading…