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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The numbers tell the story: Idaho’s economy is getting better & better

Last summer Bloomberg’s Economic Evaluation of the States named Idaho as “the top performing economy among U.S. states.” Using indicators such as personal income, employment and home prices, Idaho was far and away the winner for economic health. Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the nation. Many Americans are voting with their feet and deciding…

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What a gun ban could mean to Idaho’s people & economy

April 10, 2018 Democrats and many of their allied organizations — including “Better Idaho,” which as we noted last week is a front group for the national left-wing ProgressNow and Democracy Alliance networks, and is running deceptive ads against Republicans — support a sweeping gun ban that would make illegal many, if not most, of the guns being…

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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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Major new school safety bill signed into law

March 23, 2018 A bill giving police the ability to arrest those who make credible threats against schools on social media and by other electronic means was signed into law this morning by Gov. Butch Otter. House Bill 665, sponsored by Rep. Pat McDonald, R-Boise, and co-sponsored by Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, was crafted…

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