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Eye on Boise: When political debates also include comic relief…

When six GOP candidates for Idaho’s open 1st District congressional seat faced off in the “Idaho Debates” last week, much of the fireworks – and the humor – came at …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

Idaho think tank defends conservative speaker, GOP distances

A libertarian think tank with ties to Idaho’s top Republicans is defending its decision to invite a conservative author criticized for what some have called racist views linking intelligence to …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

Speaker with controversial race theories leads to cancellation, move of Idaho Freedom Foundation annual banquet

A major Boise convention center and hotel canceled the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s upcoming banquet – forcing a change of venue just 11 days before the event – because it learned …


Eye on Boise: Group sues over Boise schools’ contract with teachers union

Wayne Hoffman, head of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, announced Thursday that his group has filed a lawsuit against the Boise School District, raising constitutional questions about the district’s contract with …


Eye on Boise: Online tax revenue key for schools, Luna says

BOISE – Idaho Schools Superintendent Tom Luna is calling for collecting Idaho’s state sales tax on online sales as the best way to ensure the state can afford to improve …


Idaho Freedom Foundation downplays Rep. Mark Patterson email’s timing

BOISE – The timing of a supportive Idaho Freedom Foundation email blast praising an embattled state lawmaker’s failed gun rights legislation is raising eyebrows. The email arrived in the inbox …


Shawn Vestal: Idaho Freedom Foundation pushes limits of word ‘charity’

When you think of a “charity,” what do you picture? When you think about an organization that is dedicated to “education,” what sort of schooling springs to mind? Does a …


Idaho billboards target state-run health exchange supporters

BOISE – Billboards bashing Idaho lawmakers who cast votes for a state insurance exchange are popping up in legislative districts. Idaho Freedom Foundation chief Wayne Hoffman said the signs are …


List of Idaho Freedom Foundation accomplishments long

Founder and President Wayne Hoffman says the Idaho Freedom Foundation was formed as a “free-market think tank,” but the keynote speaker at IFF’s annual fundraising banquet this year, conservative commentator …


Idaho Freedom Foundation’s charitable status scrutinized

BOISE – In the ornate public gallery of the Idaho House of Representatives, lobbyist Erik Makrush of the Idaho Freedom Foundation leaned over to a reporter sitting next to him …


Eye on Boise: Recruiting letter leans heavily on Otter’s name

BOISE – Of all the odd things to find in my mailbox, there was a letter from Gov. Butch Otter addressed to Ben Ysursa, who happens to be Idaho’s secretary …