Policy articles

Report praises state’s financial management, but Idahoans still struggle

Idaho policymakers are celebrating a recent study that shows the state’s financial position is among the top 10 in the country. Specifically, researchers from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University found that Idaho ranks [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|

Ahlquist, Labrador and Little say they would have supported makeup artists

Gov. Butch Otter surprised and disappointed many when he vetoed House Bill 139, which would have allowed Idaho makeup artists to continue supplying their services and talents to brides at weddings, beauty contestants at pageants [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|

Blaine Amendment loses its luster as block to education choice

For years, the Idaho Legislature has looked at, and rejected, a variety of proposals intended to allow a panoply of private school options for children trapped in failing public schools. Predictably, reform-leery legislators have often [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|
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