Top 3 Local: Stop Higher Gas Taxes

On January 15, 2015

After a brief hiatus, Top 3 Local, Federalism in Action’s weekly blog series, is back. As a reminder, here’s what it’s all about: every week, we’ll collect three of the nation’s top stories that spotlight local people, making local decisions. You might call it “federalism in action.” Read on for this week’s Top 3 Local […]

Top 3 Local: Local Decisions in the Medicaid Debate

On April 4, 2014

It’s been another exciting week for local decision-making. Did you catch the latest news? Federalism in Action has you covered with the top 3 stories from across the nation that best exemplify local people making local decisions. If you’re new: Each Friday we share these highlights, so you can stay up-to-date with the best examples […]

Unprepared Idaho: Statewide Survey of 500 Idaho Voters

On March 14, 2014

Check out a recent poll conducted by the Idaho Freedom Foundation and the Center for Self-Government in the West. The poll found that Idahoans think their state is far less dependent on the federal government than it really is. The poll also revealed that Idahoans think state lawmakers should be prepared for the next round […]

Idaho Report Reveals State Is Unprepared for Federal Cuts

On February 24, 2014

The Idaho Freedom Foundation (IFF) and the Center for Self-Government in the West recently released a new report outlining just how unprepared the state of Idaho is for future federal budget crises. What’s worse, many in the state simply cannot see where the federal money is going and the strings attached. According to analysis by State […]

Gov. Otter urges the Idaho State Legislature to ignore the state’s Health Freedom Act

On April 5, 2013

Gov. Butch Otter is pressing Idaho legislators to create an Idaho Health Exchange. He is doing so despite previously issuing an Executive Order to the contrary and the many drawbacks to doing so. The governor’s request would be taxpayer funded, but it also comes at the expense of state sovereignty. A health insurance exchange is […]

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