Author: Idaho GOP

Tax Day: Republicans Are Lowering Taxes For American Workers & Families

April 15, 2019 Today is Tax Day, and Republicans at the state and federal levels are working to make this day less tough for taxpayers. We know that every tax dollar government spends comes from you, your family and your business. We believe in being fiscally conservative with your tax dollars, governing responsibly, and returning…

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Idaho Democrats Want to Subvert Electoral College, Make Idahoans’ Presidential Vote Worthless

Feb. 12, 2019 Boise – Idaho Democrats in the state Legislature have introduced a bill to effectively nullify the Electoral College as enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, disrupt the constitutional balance of power between larger and smaller states, and deprive Idaho of its power in electing presidents. The Idaho Republican Party says the bill, identical…

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Idaho Ranks Near the Top of Best States for the Middle Class

New studies show that Idaho ranks high nationally as a great state to live for people in the middle class. As CNBC reported recently, Idaho is tied for 4th in the nation in a “Best States for the Middle Class in 2018” ranking by SmartAsset: “Idaho occupies the fourth spot, tied for that honor with…

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Idaho GOP announces Hall of Fame inductees

Jan. 5, 2019 At its winter meeting in Boise today, the Idaho Republican State Central Committee announced the inductees into the 2019 Idaho Republican Party Hall of Fame. The winners, chosen by the party’s Hall of Fame Committee which is made up of 11 Republican leaders including party Chairman Jonathan Parker, are: Don Zuck of…

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Idaho Sixth in the Nation for K-12 Budget Funding

Nov. 27, 2018 Idaho continues to rank high for increases in public school funding, according to new numbers released Nov. 15 by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO). For Fiscal Year 2018, Idaho ranks sixth in the nation for K-12 spending as a percentage of total spending. Idaho spends 26.4 percent of total expenditures on…

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Record Job & Wage Gains!

American & Idahoan workers are winning big under Republican leadership! Just like here in Idaho where workers are benefiting from pro-jobs, pro-growth Republican policies, workers across American are winning again, too! New numbers show that “job growth blew past expectations in October and year-over-year wage gains jumped past 3 percent for the first time since…

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Idaho Unemployment Rate Hits a Record Low!

Idaho’s economy continues to thrive under Republican leadership. Workers are especially benefiting as our unemployment rate reached a record low of 2.7 percent in September. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Idaho’s unemployment rate, one of the lowest in the country, set a series low since the Bureau started its state series in 1976….

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Idaho Ranked 5th-Safest State in America!

Sept. 25, 2018 Idaho has been ranked the fifth-safest state in America according to public safety rankings from U.S. News & World Report in partnership with McKinsey & Company. Idaho’s place in the “Best States for Public Safety” rankings is based on its low violent crime and property crime rates. On violent crime Idaho has the sixth-lowest…

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Idaho Metro Areas See Healthy Economic Growth

Sept. 19, 2018 Boise – Idaho’s six major metropolitan areas had Gross Domestic Product growth above the national average in 2017, according to new numbers released yesterday by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, is the total value of goods and services produced in a one-year period. Here are the…

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