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Stop using taxpayer resources to approve tax hikes

Government officials need to stop using our own money -- yours and mine -- to convince us to raise our taxes. It’s endemic. It’s improper. And it’s getting worse. Meridian residents recently received their city [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|

Idaho Falls couple fights off HOA harassment over Airbnb

Several months ago the Idaho Freedom Foundation began covering the home-sharing issue in the city of Rexburg. IFF reported that the city terminated the ability of its residents to become Airbnb hosts and issued cease-and-desist [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|

Medicaid expansion: a lifeline to the sinking Obamacare ship

The failures of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are being recognized by the mainstream press. Among the current problems being highlighted: Consumers across the country face an average of 25 percent increases for their 2017 [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|

Lawmakers must exercise caution on career ladder funding

Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra’s budget for public schools includes $57.8 million to implement the next component of the new teacher career ladder. But state lawmakers should view the request with caution, and they’d [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|
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