Author: Idaho GOP

Idaho 6th in the Nation for Rainy Day Funds

A recent Pew Research analysis shows that Idaho is one of the most fiscally healthy states in the nation. Idaho ranks 6th for number of days it could run on state “rainy day” funds, and is one of 26 states whose rainy day fund balances surpass pre-recession levels. “Republican leadership is paying off well for the people of Idaho,” said state GOP chairman Jonathan Parker.

It’s Back to School Time! See how Idaho is making big strides in K-12 education.

Did you know that Idaho ranks first in the nation for year-to-year increases in teacher pay? Or that we rank sixth in the nation for yearly increases in total K-12 funding? You may not, because of the (false) narrative going around that Idaho ranks at or near the bottom of nearly every education metric. In fact, Idaho schools are making great strides!

Help Us Keep California-Style Politics Out of Idaho! Stop the Far-Left Democrats.

With the November elections less than three months away, we need you to help us protect our Idaho values.
Democrats and well-funded out of state leftist groups want to bring California-style politics to our great state of Idaho, and we must stop them.
Your contribution of $10, $25, $50 or even $100 is crucial to pushing back against those who want to change Idaho’s values for the worse.

Nope, Idaho’s Not a ‘Scroll-Down State.’ Lots of Positive Stats Refute the Negative Spin!

Most of us know Idaho is a great place to live, work and raise a family. You may not get that impression from some of the negative news coverage, or from the Down-on-Idaho Democrats who call Idaho a “scroll-down state” and spend most of their time trying to make Idaho look bad, but Idahoans are making great strides — on jobs, economic growth, education, quality of life, and more!

Three Idaho cities rank in Top 100 job markets study: Pocatello, Idaho Falls & Boise among best places in U.S. to find work

July 25, 2018 Boise – In case you missed it, last month the career website Zippia published its analysis of 2018’s best job markets. Pocatello, Idaho Falls and Boise all ranked in the top 100. Zippia explained how it determined its rankings: “To find the metros with the best job markets in the country, one…

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U.S. Jobless Claims at Lowest Rate Since 1969

July 19, 2018 More great news for American workers today, as reported by Bloomberg: Unemployment lines across the U.S. last week were the shortest since December 1969, according to a Labor Department report Thursday that showed an unexpected drop in filings for jobless benefits. With a tight labor market and employers trying to find skilled…

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Idaho Ranks 8th-Best in the Nation in State Well-Being Index

More fantastic news about our great state of Idaho: In a Gallup/Sharecare ranking of Well-Being in the States earlier this year, Idaho was named 8th-best in the US! The Gallup and Sharecare organizations team up every year to gauge the well-being of the nation: The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, which includes more than 2.5 million surveys, captures how…

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Idaho Ranks 5th in the Nation for College Readiness!

US News & World Report, partnering with McKinsey, just ranked the top ten states in the nation where students are most prepared for college, and Idaho earned the Number 5 spot! Overall, 55.2 percent of Idaho students are ready for college. Republican leaders in Idaho are in the midst of a multi-year effort to improve…

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