Policy articles

Mend fences, in the interest of the conservative movement

The first couple of weeks of the Legislature have been rough. We’ve seen friendships and collegial relationships challenged and tested because of inappropriate comments. Our hope and prayer is that lawmakers will work diligently over [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|

Return budget surplus to Idaho families

The state fiscal year (SFY) 2018 budget, recently presented to the Legislature by Gov. Butch Otter, is unfair to Idaho families. Otter’s budget starts from the premise that the current budget surplus belongs to special [...]

By | January 22nd, 2017|

Legislators ponder minimum drinking rule

A number of comedy clubs and music venues have a policy that you must buy a couple of drinks while enjoying the venue’s conviviality. This ubiquitous policy is called the “two drink minimum.” Not to [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|
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2017 Freedom Index bill ratings

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