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Will expanding Medicaid really aid Idaho’s economy?

Two recent articles, in the Idaho State Journal and an Idaho Statesman editorial, claim expanding Medicaid will aid our economy. A full review of the details behind these numbers demonstrate this is wishful thinking. Both [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|

Inspiration from Marx is no way to help Idahoans

Earlier this summer, a state legislator, a self-described conservative Republican, asked me to help devise a solution for the so-called “gap population,” the people who earn too much to be on Medicaid and too little [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|

Hoffman: Tax break scheme still hurts small businesses, benefits special interests

Boise, Idaho — Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman is lamenting another victory for special interests. Monday, Fourth District Judge Samuel Hoagland dismissed a challenge to a state’s Tax Reimbursement Incentive program, which hurts small [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|

Idaho takes and spends too much of your money

When state government grows spending excessively, Idaho families and small businesses pay more in taxes than necessary. While many see Idaho as a conservative bastion, the veneer fades when addressing spending. The mainstream media doesn't [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|
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