Author Archives: Suzanne Budge

Let’s increase teen unemployment

Raising Idaho’s minimum-wage rate, as Senate Bill 1334 calls for, would have an immediate effect: It would start killing off jobs for teens and those second and third wage-earners helping to support their families. That is if you choose to ...

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Looming legislative health-care battle

Many people understandably thought the great health-care battle was settled by this year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on NFIB v. Sebelius, which upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more popularly called Obamacare. Not so. An ...

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