Policy articles

Patrick scores victory for Idaho workers, consumers

Jim Patrick went to the mat for Idaho’s makeup artists, for that he’s a champion. Patrick is the Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce and Human Resources Committee.  Several weeks ago he had scheduled a [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|

Bill would keep additional lobby groups off state pension system

A bill that will soon be on its way to the governor promises a small but important change to the way the state’s pension system operates. Rep. Steve Harris, R-Meridian, sponsored the legislation, which passed [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|

You’re probably not getting a tax cut this year. Here’s why:

You would think that getting some tax relief through the Idaho legislature would be an easy task. The House and Senate are over 80 percent Republican, and Republicans are for tax cuts. Right? Sorry, but [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|
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2017 Freedom Index bill ratings

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