Former BSU President Bob Kustra’s recent commentary spoke of “[t]aking back Idaho from its fringe politics.” Kustra took aim at legislators he deems extreme and the Idaho Freedom Foundation. Kustra’s examples of fringe politics included:
The debate over mandatory masks is headed to school. That is, Central District Health will discuss an order Tuesday that would require Ada County students to don masks when schools reopen in a few weeks.
Parents have the right to decide how their kids are educated, and that includes decisions about masks, online courses, vaccines, Covid-testing, social distancing, or any other virus mitigation measures that might be part of the
Boise taxpayers delivered a clear, unmistakable message to Boise Mayor Lauren McLean and the city council at Tuesday night’s public hearing on next year’s budget: Stop spending and provide real property tax relief. On Tuesday
The Central District Health oversight board approved the mask mandate at its meeting Tuesday afternoon. Those who don’t comply with the order could be jailed for up to six months and fined no more than
The Central District Health oversight board has approved an order that requires all people in Ada County to don a face mask. Those who violate the order could face up to six months in jail
The Central District Health oversight board will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a county-wide mask mandate.
Former state health official: Central District Health not designed to issue mask mandates, business restrictions
By Steve West With Idaho’s public health authorities considering face mask mandates and further restrictions on business activity throughout Idaho, it’s well past time to examine who is making such decisions and their qualifications to
Given the fact that just about anyone with a government title is trying to mandate mask-wearing, I predict the next big fight will be about mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations. If that seems far-fetched, especially in our
Back in the halcyon days of 2019, a New York congressional representative introduced a legislative proposal dubbed the “Green New Deal.” Widely panned, the ambitious package of fanciful schemes imagined a world devoid of air
Central District Health, the government entity overseeing efforts to combat Covid-19 in Ada, Boise, Valley, and Elmore counties, could soon propose an order that requires face masks for all people in Ada County. At an
The city of Boise’s latest proposed budget contains a number of spending items that should raise the eyebrows of anyone who advocates small government and fiscal restraint. The proposed budget also contains a number of