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Time for a break: Legislature could consider unemployment insurance tax cut

Idaho businesses can expect Gov. Butch Otter’s support for a reduction in the taxes collected for the state’s robust $675 million unemployment insurance trust fund. Otter is currently reviewing several options that would provide tax [...]

Why the Freedom Index?

Which legislators vote for more government, and which ones support lower taxes, fewer counterproductive regulations and more personal liberty? A few years ago, we at the Idaho Freedom Foundation realized Idahoans didn’t have an easy-to-understand [...]

Idaho Freedom Index analysts

Wayne Hoffman President 208-258-2280 ext. 211 Wayne Hoffman is one of Idaho’s leading experts on public policy, the Idaho Legislature and the practice of journalism. Hoffman has spent 25 years writing about [...]

2017 Idaho Freedom Index

2017 Freedom Index bill ratings

State, cities and counties will report corporate welfare for first time this year

IdahoReporter.com has made it an important part of its mission to inform readers about the tax breaks Idaho state government hands out to businesses. Before long, state and local governments will be under pressure to [...]

2016 Idaho Freedom Index