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Idaho Mediocre College-Readiness Ranking
Education

Idaho Mediocre College-Readiness Ranking

July 23, 2018 0

State Education Officials Tout Mediocre College-Readiness Ranking By Wayne Hoffman Parents, students, and competent teachers deserve better than a public education system that celebrates mediocrity. That’s what they got last week when the state’s top […]

JANUS Ruling Helps States To Contain Big Labor’s Power
Constitution

JANUS Ruling Helps States To Contain Big Labor’s Power

July 2, 2018 0

JANUS Ruling Helps States To Contain Big Labor’s Power By Wayne Hoffman 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 […]

expansion Why Voluntary Giving Will Not Solve The Problem
Featured

Why Voluntary Giving Will Not Solve The Problem

June 11, 2018 1

Why Voluntary Giving Will Not Solve The Problem by Bob “Nugie” Neugebauer (Gem State Patriot) – I just finished reading Idaho Freedom Foundation head Wayne Hoffman’s proposed solution to the Medicaid expansion problem, and all […]

Candidates Distort Their Own Records To Attract Conservatives
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Candidates Distort Records To Attract Conservatives

May 1, 2018 0

Little and Malek: Candidates Distort Their Own Records To Attract Conservatives By Wayne Hoffman Two Idaho candidates, Lt. Gov. Brad Little and state Rep. Luke Malek, take the prize for political misdirection and distortion. Each candidate […]

Private Property Rights Are The Cornerstone Of Liberty
Editorial/Opinion

Private Property Rights Are The Cornerstone Of Liberty

April 23, 2018 1

Private Property Rights Are The Cornerstone Of Liberty Guest Editorial by Fred Birnbaum During the 2018 legislative session, Idaho lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a property rights bill that clarifies, simplifies, and strengthens the state’s trespassing laws. […]

Fact Check: Brad Little Did NOT Cut His Budget Every Year
Elections

Brad Little Did NOT Cut His Budget Every Year

April 21, 2018 1

Little’s Office Budget Is No Indicator Of A Fiscal Conservative By Wayne Hoffman A central theme in Republican Brad Little’s campaign for governor is that he’s a pro at slashing budgets. In a TV ad Little […]

Mysterious “hate book” that killed Ottercare
Healthcare

Mysterious “Hate Book” That Killed Ottercare

April 2, 2018 0

Mysterious “hate book” that killed Ottercare shouldn’t surprise Butch by Wayne Hoffman Gov. Butch Otter told reporters Thursday that the Idaho Freedom Foundation has a  “hate book,” and that legislators followed it to bring his […]

Liberty Legislative Session In Idaho
Legislative Updates

Liberty Legislative Session In Idaho

March 24, 2018 0

Liberty Legislative Session In Idaho by Wayne Hoffman Perhaps because it’s an election year, perhaps because lawmakers are finally getting the message, perhaps because Gov. Butch Otter is a lame duck. I’ve been doing this […]

Transparency Victory in Boise Statehouse
Featured

Transparency Victory in Boise Statehouse

March 22, 2018 0

Transparency Chalks A Victory In Boise But More Work Needs To Be Done by Wayne Hoffman In a time when almost everyone has a camera on their cell phone, the Idaho House of Representatives has […]

Discount Christmas Sales Remain Illegal In Idaho
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Discount Christmas Sales Remain Illegal In Idaho

November 24, 2017 1

Discount Christmas Sales Remain Illegal In Idaho By Wayne Hoffman November 24, 2017 Every year since 2012, I have written and complained about Idaho’s Depression-era law that hurts businesses and consumers. Here it is again: […]

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