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Idaho bill would end taxation of gold and silver

By Jp Cortez | Special to Idaho Freedom Foundation The Founders of our nation established that gold and silver are money, but federal taxing authorities in recent decades have required taxpayers to pay taxes on [...]

Grocery tax repeal gains major allies

The idea of repealing Idaho’s tax on groceries gained a number of vocal allies this past week, including two Idaho newspapers. The Twin Falls Times-News, Coeur d’Alene Press and the Idaho Organization of Resource Councils [...]

Meet the taxpayer-funded nonprofit pushing for Medicaid expansion, more state spending

Jannus Inc. is, by many accounts, one of the largest and most influential non-profit social services organizations in Idaho. With an annual budget of more than $15 million, Jannus operates two dozen programs that, according [...]

Idaho government workforce growing at rapid pace

Gov. Butch Otter is putting a stubborn recession in the rear view mirror, growing your government workforce faster than at any time in a decade. The push to add new state workers -- Otter is [...]

Packer seeks ‘government permission slip to earn a living’ for sign language interpreters

Rep. Kelley Packer appears determined to swim against a current that is washing away occupational regulation across the country. Packer, R-McCammon, has again filed legislation, House Bill 46, that would make it a crime to [...]

As Idaho school spending grows, student performance still lags

If Gov. Otter has his way -- and there is little reason to think he won’t -- overall education spending will increase for the sixth consecutive fiscal year. After growing by an average of more [...]