Policy articles

Bedke changes House voting process for the better

Republican Speaker of the House Scott Bedke deserves praise for implementing a meaningful change in the way Idaho House votes have been conducted for generations. The change is bound to enliven debates and make legislators [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|

Lawmakers take a step toward liberty with reform of civil asset forfeiture laws

Idaho lawmakers took a bold step Thursday in defense of liberty and justice, and they deserve accolades. House members voted 58-10 to reform the state’s civil asset forfeiture laws, in effect limiting when law enforcement [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|

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 [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|
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2017 Freedom Index bill ratings

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