Category: Press Release

Republican policies mean gains for Idahoans: Idaho had fifth-highest growth in real personal income for 2015-16

May 18, 2018 Idaho tied for fifth in the nation for growth in real personal income between 2015 and 2016, according to new data released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Idaho’s real personal income growth for 2015-16 was 2.7 percent. Real personal income takes into account the cost…

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Code.org praises Idaho for K-12 Computer Science Education

May 9, 2018 Code.org, one of the nation’s leading advocacy groups for computer science education, is praising Idaho as one of 20 states boosting funding for, and access to, computer science education in public schools. Code.org noted that “Idaho has renewed $2 million of funding for CS [Computer Science] and will require every high school…

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More Great News for Idaho’s Economy: Idaho Gross Domestic Product Growth Among Nation’s Highest

May 7, 2018 Under fiscally responsible Republican leadership, Idaho’s economy continues to soar: Idaho ranked second highest in the nation for its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the 4th Quarter of 2017, according to new numbers released Friday by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Idaho’s 2017 4th Quarter GDP…

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In gubernatorial debates Republicans ready to lead, Democrats not ready for prime time

April 23, 2018 In back-to-back Primary gubernatorial debates, the major candidates for governor gave Idaho voters a stark contrast: Stumbling Democrats offered vague rhetoric with little detail, while Republicans showed a firm command of the issues. In a debate on Idaho Public Television Sunday, Democratic gubernatorial candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan struggled to answer…

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Out of state left-wing group “Better Idaho,” which supports gun ban, teams up with Idaho teachers union on attack ads

April 5, 2018 Boise – Attack ads against legislative Republicans have been popping up in newspapers around the state. That’s not a surprise since it’s campaign season, but what’s noteworthy are two groups funding the ads, “Better Idaho” and the “Idaho Opportunity Project.” “Better Idaho” claims to be made up of Idahoans devoted to making…

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Legislature adjourns with big Republican wins on taxes, education and more

As the Idaho Legislature wrapped up its business, Republican state lawmakers pointed to tax cuts, new investments in education, and fiscally responsible leadership that led to healthy emergency reserves and a strong economy as major accomplishments for this year.

Chairman Parker’s Statement in Response to the Announcement of the Creation of an Idaho PAC to Encourage Democrats to Vote in the 2018 Idaho Republican Primary Election

BOISE, ID – Today, Chairman Jonathan Parker issued the following statement in response to a PAC urging Democrats and Independents to vote in the closed Idaho Republican Primary: “I find it both alarming and disturbing that a former Republican State Representative has announced the creation of a new political action committee to encourage Democrats to register…

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