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2021 NW Liberty Symposium Begins This Friday!

2021 NW Liberty Symposium June 11th, 12th & 13th to be held at Boise Bible College NWLA is dedicated to advancing foundational principles of a Free Society and Free Enterprise This year’s event includes speakers and panelists who will be presenting information on timely issues. RSVP NOW! Bios on speakers, activities, and more at: nwlibertyacademy.org […]

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Rep. Ron Nate Calls for Grocery Tax Repeal

Dateline: BOISE, IDAHO, February 2021 — When you hit the neighborhood grocery store to do your weekly shopping trip for eggs, milk, bread, fruits and other staples, you pay the cost of the groceries plus an additional 6% in state sales tax which goes into the state general fund. The grocery tax brings in about […]

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Rep. Ron Nate: Time for Tax Cuts

Since 2011, Idaho tax revenue has increased by an average of 5.4% per year. This is strong growth in state revenues following the so-called “great recession.” Now, put this number beside the growth in state spending over the same period. The state’s spending (appropriations) from the General Fund are growing faster and have exceeded revenue […]

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Boise Bullying and the Voice of the People

Idaho is a conservative state, but the policies coming out of the State Legislature are not conservative. (See the adoption of Common Core in 2010, the Obamacare exchange in 2014, the huge gas tax and hybrid fee increase in 2015, and the huge spending increases last year and projected again for this year). People across Idaho […]

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TRANSCRIPT: Rep. Ron Nate’s Interview with Kevin Miller on 580 KIDO

Representative Ron Nate talks about SB1067, the fallout and what’s next? Rep. Nate: I want to make it clear that if you read bill 1067 there is nothing in the bill regarding federal funding for child support or enforcement in Idaho. There is nothing in the bill regarding the tools of child support enforcement in […]

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SB 1067: Idaho Doesn’t Always Twirl by Rep. Ronald M. Nate

It’s not right for Idaho to be bullied into losing protections for Idaho children and families just to keep a few more federal dollars, writes Rep. Ronald M. Nate (R-34) Our dog, Boo, never twirls just because she wants to. But, when my daughter holds a treat in the air and says, “Twirl,” Boo jumps […]