By: Randy Siddoway With a budget surplus and massive Federal tax changes, the Governor and Legislator had the opportunity to implement major tax deductions - but instead, decided to protect the status quo and dupe taxpayers into believing that they were getting tax cuts. Politicians continue … [Read more...] about Politicians Bragging About a Mediocre Tax Cut?
Data from numerous ObamaCare expansion states reveal that, if new enrollees are not required to work, they will not work—at all. Based on recent research, this conclusion bodes ill for Idaho should Medicaid expansion pass in November. A new report authored by the nonpartisan Foundation for … [Read more...] about New Research – More Than Half of Medicaid Expansion Enrollees Don’t Work
In 2012, Kansas implemented a major tax cut on individual wage earners and pass-through businesses that purportedly led to a fiscal crisis in the State. This example is being touted as an argument against the strategy of lowering taxes as a means to spur economic growth. There is overwhelming … [Read more...] about WHAT ABOUT KANSAS???
This year’s legislative session saw the passage of a landmark bill that could just change the entire abortion debate in coming years. The Abortion Complications Reporting Act (HB 638), modeled on legislation developed by Americans United for Life, will require every doctor and hospital who treats … [Read more...] about Legislature Passes Landmark Legislation
This past December, the National Review published an article about the trials and tribulations experience by a family run apple orchard in upstate New York. As with most family farms, most of the real work lands in the fall, when the orchard is consumed with harvesting, as well as product sale and … [Read more...] about One Apple Orchard and 5,000 Government Rules
It’s time that the taxpayers of Idaho wake up and take a hard look at the Idaho Swamp and the legislators who only work for themselves, the lobbyists, and the Governor. It has taken four years to get good gun rights legislation passed with concealed carry and campus carry. The last important … [Read more...] about Idaho’s Swamp Dwellers Don’t Listen to the People Who Elect Them
On March 30th, the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action released a report on a candidate for Sherriff in North Carolina by the name of R. Daryl Fisher. During a meeting with citizens group Moms Demand Action, Fisher expressed his support for a number of gun control measures, and actually said he … [Read more...] about Gun Control or “Simple” Fascism?
Urban renewal is typically portrayed in a positive manner. After all, who doesn’t want to eliminate run-down areas of our municipalities? Even though urban renewal sounds like a great idea, it requires much more scrutiny than it has been given by the citizens of Canyon County. Urban renewal first … [Read more...] about Urban Renewal is a Blight on our Wallets
By David Ripley Idaho Chooses Life The new Department of Health & Human Services under Donald Trump is pressing to re-orient the “family planning” programs of the Department to bring them more in line with the values of the great majority in America. Despite the fact that the Republican … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Continues to Pursue Pro-Life Agenda
Idaho’s high Capital Gains tax is the problem! Traditionally, Idaho has been one of the most economically and socially conservative states in the country. It is currently ranked as the seventh freest state in the nation by the CATO Institute. It has attracted substantial out-migration from other … [Read more...] about HOW MUCH DOES IDAHO LOSE YEAR AFTER YEAR?