Release: Boise City Hall squanders $144 million, property taxes continue to skyrocket

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Press Release, SMART Boise Leave a Comment

BOISE, ID—This week, the Idaho Freedom Foundation released a report that details more than $144 million in wasteful spending by Boise city officials. Said wasteful spending leads to high property taxes for residents and businesses. The 208-page report, “Are you kidding me, Boise?”, reveals how city officials waste tax dollars on myriad pet projects. Select findings from the report include:  …

IFF urges BSU’s Tromp to drop radical social justice agenda

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BOISE—On Thursday, the Idaho Freedom Foundation urged Boise State University President Marlene Tromp to cease a number of activities and programs that advance a radical social justice political agenda, but do nothing to provide excellent academics for students. “Boise State University’s new president, Marlene Tromp, faces an important choice: Will BSU adopt the radical social justice agenda that has roiled …

OBAMA CAN THANK OTTER, IDAHO LAWMAKERS IN ADDITION TO SCOTUS

Wayne Hoffman Press Release

The Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman on Thursday released the following statement in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare: “While many of us today are angry about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare, Idaho lawmakers who supported the insurance exchange are overjoyed. They gave up fighting Obamacare long ago, so they feel vindicated by the …

Idaho Freedom Foundation adds Russ Fulcher to Board of Directors

IFF Press Release

Boise, Idaho—The Idaho Freedom Foundation announced Monday that former state Sen. Russ Fulcher of Meridian has joined the organization’s board of directors. The board voted unanimously Friday to add Fulcher to the board, IFF Chairman Bob Rathbone said. “We are all impressed with Russ’ dedication to free market principles and his strong desire to continue advancing public policies that improve …

Boise School District master contract subject of tort claim

Mitch Coffman Press Release

        NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2014 Information Contact: Geoffrey Talmon (208) 258-2280 ext. 213   On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s Center for Defense of Liberty (CDoL), on behalf of Boise resident Jim Auld, filed a notice of tort claim against the Boise School District. The notice informed the district that CDoL believes certain …

Nampa franchise fee challenged as impermissible hidden tax

Mitch Coffman Press Release

        NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2014 Information Contact: Geoffrey Talmon (208) 258-2280 ext. 213 Nampa franchise fee challenged as impermissible hidden tax On Monday Idaho Freedom Foundation’s Center for Defense of Liberty (CDoL), in conjunction with Runft & Steele law offices, Boise, filed a notice of tort claim against the city of Nampa. The notice informed …