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Freedom Foundation releases ‘troubling’ Politician Pension Payoff study

A new report released by the Idaho Freedom Foundation highlights a pension scheme for legislators that can enrich politicians-turned-bureaucrats. The Politician Pension Payoff is a loophole written by the Idaho Legislature in the early 1990s. [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|

Freedom Foundation honors Sims for her legacy of freedom

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho — The Idaho Freedom Foundation awarded its 2016 Maurice Clements Legacy of Freedom Award to State Rep. Kathy Sims to honor her dedication to liberty. IFF recognized Sims, a state lawmaker from [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|

Instead of free health care for felons, Idaho should lift job restrictions

Idaho, for a number of reasons, should not provide state-funded health coverage to former prison inmates, as the Otter administration is contemplating. But that’s not to say Idaho should do nothing to help inmates who [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|

Healthcare Alternatives working group needs to understand Medicaid expansion experience from other states

The first meeting of the Legislature’s “Healthcare Alternatives for Citizens Below 100 Percent of Poverty Level” occurred July 20. The formal agenda included two subjects following the introductory remarks: 1. Review of proposed 2016 legislation [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|
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