Policy articles

Feds nix sharing of data, create another reason to ditch grocery tax

We have yet another reason why state lawmakers should repeal the grocery tax this winter: State tax auditors have no real way to know whether the people who claim the grocery tax credit on their [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|

Governor candidates split on Otter special business tax break

Republican candidates for Idaho governor are split on a corporate welfare program that Gov. Butch Otter implemented in 2014. Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist says he would reform it. U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador would opt to [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|

Idaho should ignore Obamacare minimum insurance mandates, allow more affordable plans

The inability of the Republican-controlled Congress to repeal, replace or even modestly repair Obamacare—its latest disappointing failed attempt came in the wee hours Friday morning—should not be the end of the discussion. If the federal [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|
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