Policy articles

Sniffed out: charitable giving via taxation

In early October, the Ammon City Council implemented a charitable contribution policy, to give up to $20,000 of taxpayer monies a year to private, nonprofit organizations. The Idaho Freedom Foundation’s Harrison Smith informed city officials [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|

Ending the politician pension perk after all these years

Since 2010, the Idaho Freedom Foundation has been making the case that state legislators shouldn’t be able to cash in their part-time elected jobs for a full-time state job that comes with a lucrative pension. [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|

Freedom Foundation: Commission, IFF supporters deserve praise for pension perk’s demise

Boise, ID—On Friday, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman praised members of the Citizens Commission on Legislative Compensation for voting to end a legislative pension perk that has enriched well-connected state lawmakers for decades. “The [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|
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