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2nd Annual Banquet photos

To view the official photographs from the 2011 second Annual IFF banquet click on the links below.  We extend our appreciation to all those who joined us for the wonderful evening.  We also extend many [...]

Time for a reform in Higher Education in Idaho

The Idaho Legislature spent much of the winter deliberating how to improve K-12 education.  And they implemented reforms that we've long waited for. Next, the Legislature should turn its attention to modernizing and improving our [...]

Kudos to SBOE for disbanding ISU Faculty Senate – time for higher ed reform

Kudos to the State Board of Education for taking the stand to temporarily disband the Faculty Senate at Idaho State University. The Faculty Senate has accused the SBOE of plotting against the faculty and that [...]

Report finds Urban Renewal siphons $52 M from taxpayers, little benefit

Boise, Idaho -- A report released today identifies an estimated $52 million of tax dollars being diverted from local taxing districts to pay for government-selected projects with little economic benefit. Cato Institute Senior Policy Analyst [...]

Video demo on how to use IdahoVotes.org now available

With the Legislature in full swing, Idaho Votes is up and running to make state government more transparent for Idahoans.  We have create a brief video to show you how easy it is to navigate [...]

Time for Idaho to break the barrier of transparency in Higher Education

Since the inception of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, we have been leading the charge for an accountable local and state government. Today, we continue fight for transparency and fiscal responsibility at all levels of government. [...]