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R3publicans:  Why the Public Must Revolt Over Eminent Domain

R3publicans: Why the Public Must Revolt Over Eminent Domain

Only democratic pressure can fight government abuse, as a recent case in Idaho demonstrates.
By PHIL HAUNSCHILD • September 14, 2018

Most of the time, Boise State University’s claim to fame is its blue turf football field.
But now BSU …

Idaho House Passes Bill That Would Set Foundation to Nullify Indefinite Detention

Idaho House Passes Bill That Would Set Foundation to Nullify Indefinite Detention

BOISE, Idaho (Feb. 28, 2018) – Yesterday, the Idaho House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would set the foundation to nullify indefinite detention under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) or any other federal act. The House of Delegates State Affairs Committee Committee introduced House Bill 473 (H473) on Jan. 31. Titled the Restoring…

Idaho Bill Would Help Expand Healthcare Freedom

Idaho Bill Would Help Expand Healthcare Freedom

BOISE, Idaho (Feb. 19, 2018) – An Idaho bill would further expand direct primary care in the state, taking another step toward healthcare freedom. Introduced by the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on February 12, Senate Bill 1311 (SB1311) would create a pilot program allowing patients in the state’s public health system to enter into…

Idaho Bill Would Set Foundation to Nullify NDAA Indefinite Detention

Idaho Bill Would Set Foundation to Nullify NDAA Indefinite Detention

BOISE, Idaho (Feb. 1, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Idaho House would set the foundation to nullify indefinite detention under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) or any other federal act. The House of Delegates State Affairs Committee Committee introduced House Bill 473 (H473) on Jan. 31. Titled the Restoring Constitutional Governance…

Idaho Bill Would Reject Federal Education Funding, Nullify Mandates in Practice

Idaho Bill Would Reject Federal Education Funding, Nullify Mandates in Practice

BOISE, Idaho (Jan. 31, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Idaho House would gradually eliminate all federal education funding for grades K-12. Passage of the bill would set the stage to nullify many federal education mandates.Rep. Ronald Nate (R-Rexburg) introduced House Bill 413 (H413) on Jan. 25. The legislation would limit the amount of…

Idaho Will Allow Companies to Offer Insurance Policies that Do Not Comply With Obamacare

Idaho Will Allow Companies to Offer Insurance Policies that Do Not Comply With Obamacare

BOISE, Idaho (Jan. 29, 2018) – New insurance regulations in Idaho will allow health insurance companies to offer less costly plans that do not comply with all of the Obamacare mandates and requirements, taking a big step toward nullifying the unconstitutional Affordable Care Act in the state. Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron released…

Idaho House Passes Bill to Support Sound Money, Undermine Federal Reserve Monopoly

Idaho House Passes Bill to Support Sound Money, Undermine Federal Reserve Monopoly

BOISE, Idaho (March 14, 2017) – Today, the Idaho House passed a bill that would eliminate state capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie, and encourage its use as currency. Final approval of the legislation would help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. House Majority Leader Mike Moyle introduced House Bill 206 (H206) on…

States Should Reject and Refuse Federal Overreach

States Should Reject and Refuse Federal Overreach

The following is a letter of support by TAC national communications director Mike Maharrey in support of Idaho House Bill 65. This legislation would create a mechanism to review federal laws and end state cooperation with enforcement of those that violate the original intent of the U.S. Constitution. This process would set the stage to…