Policy articles

Supreme Court ruling provides new incentives for states to contain Big Labor’s power

Idaho isn’t one of the 22 states where public employees will immediately benefit from the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus ruling, which gives government workers new choices and restores their right of free speech. Nonetheless, the [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|

Blockchain could upend welfare programs

By Phil Haunschild & Janae Wilkerson Americans have long stood out for their willingness to give generously to support their less fortunate neighbors, as famously noted by French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville in the [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|

Rubel is wrong on Medicaid expansion spending

Recently, Idaho Rep. Ilana Rubel presented a list of state rankings that placed Idaho near the bottom on several metrics, like per capita income. She concluded by calling for more government investment (read: spending) in education [...]

By | June 24th, 2018|
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