Dustin is a contributor to Watchdog.org and news director for IdahoReporter.com in Boise, Idaho. His work has been featured by Reason, Townhall.com, Fox News, the Washington Examiner, the Spokesman Review and Public Sector Inc., among others. Steve Forbes also tweeted one of Dustin's stories one time.

Poll: Should senator who said he’d shoot a cop resign?

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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Idaho city lobbying to kill Uber bill

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Uber.

An email from a Coeur d’Alene administrator reveals the city is actively working to kill a bill to yank regulation for companies like Uber and Lyft from local governments.

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Idaho House approves $125 million teacher salary bill

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Matt Keenan/IdahoReporter.com

The end is near.

The 2015 legislative session at the Capitol in Boise took a huge leap toward its conclusion Monday as House members voted 62 to 8 to approve a massive teacher pay increase package.

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Idaho committee endorses corporate welfare program for counties

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Matt Keenan/IdahoReporter.com

Big businesses looking at investing in Idaho could soon be eligible for even more tax breaks after a House committee supported a new plan backers say will bring new investment to the state.

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Idaho Senate demands better oversight of federal cash in state budgets

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Matt Keenan/IdahoReporter.com

Idaho budget-writers could soon have better oversight of how state agencies use federal dollars in their yearly operations.

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Idaho Senate sends Netflix tax hike repeal to governor’s desk

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Matt Keenan/IdahoReporter.com

Objections to a tax cut from Idaho’s top spender couldn’t stop the Idaho Senate from sending the legislation to Gov. Butch Otter’s desk.

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