Policy articles

Ending the politician pension perk after all these years

Since 2010, the Idaho Freedom Foundation has been making the case that state legislators shouldn’t be able to cash in their part-time elected jobs for a full-time state job that comes with a lucrative pension. [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|

Freedom Foundation: Commission, IFF supporters deserve praise for pension perk’s demise

Boise, ID—On Friday, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman praised members of the Citizens Commission on Legislative Compensation for voting to end a legislative pension perk that has enriched well-connected state lawmakers for decades. “The [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|

Sniffed Out: Some Boise neighborhoods rake in leaves and tax dollars

“Energize Our Neighborhoods” might sound like the residential sales team of an energy company, or a campaign to get families to buy battery packs with a certain pink bunny on them. However, this term is [...]

By | November 8th, 2018|
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