Policy articles

Transparency chalks a victory in Boise, but more work needs to be done

In a time when almost everyone has a camera on their cell phone, the Idaho House of Representatives has long clung to an anachronistic rule that prohibits the public from filming House members at work. [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|

Plan for interstate insurance sales is a good policy a long time coming

Idaho lawmakers may soon answer the question, “If a person is allowed to buy a used car from someone in Texas, why can’t an individual buy health insurance from a company in another state?” A [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|

‘Crony deal’: Legislature was correct to reject the dual-waiver Medicaid expansion

Despite tremendous pressure from Gov. Butch Otter and his staff, the Idaho House of Representatives held firm against expanding Medicaid in Idaho. Legislators should be congratulated for their fortitude. The waiver plan, under House Bill [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|
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