Policy articles

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|

Learn from failure: Idaho lawmakers must not expand Medicaid

 Samantha Verdell | Idaho Freedom Foundation The GOP continues its attempts to replace Obamacare, but the party’s inability to fulfill its promise to repeal the ACA has reopened arguments for Medicaid expansion. Idaho state legislators [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|
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