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Minimum wage and Medicaid expansion

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser Minimum wage laws and Medicaid expansion are intended to help those on the margin.  Unfortunately, those who assume a position of moral superiority don't understand or [...]

Senate Joint Resolution 101— Marsy’s Law

By Phil Haunschild and Fred Birnbaum Bill description: SJR 101 would propose an amendment to the Idaho Constitution to expand the rights of crime victims in the state. Rating: -1 Analysts’ Note: Last year, HJR [...]

A few observations about our broken healthcare system

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser We are so lucky to live in a state where we have an incredible group of healthcare providers.  Doctors, nurses, and technicians, family nurse practitioners, and [...]

Freedom Foundation: Boise ignores Idaho Constitution, residents burdened by debt

Boise, ID—Today, the Idaho Freedom Foundation announced a lawsuit against the city of Boise regarding its abuse of the urban renewal process. The Idaho Freedom Foundation, the state’s leading voice for taxpayers, asserts that Boise [...]

Is healthcare a right? Surely not.

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser I thoroughly enjoyed inauguration weekend. To witness power being transferred to a new generation of Idahoans and fresh young legislators eager to represent their constituents uplifts [...]

Freedom Foundation: Conservatives should applaud Little on regulatory reform, grocery-tax repeal pledge

Boise, ID—On Monday, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman praised newly sworn-in Gov. Brad Little who, in his first State of the State address, called for aggressive regulatory reform, plus a full repeal of Idaho’s [...]