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.

More evidence mounts against expanding government health care in Idaho

By   /  September 1, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

A look at Pennsylvania's welfare cliff.

“Poor people are not lazy. But they are also not stupid,” they wrote. “Like everyone else, they respond to the incentives they face. If work brings little or no gain, many will choose not to work.”

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Idaho school district will investigate teacher’s no-fail policy for trying ‘really hard’

By   /  August 27, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

An Idaho middle school teacher won't fail students who try "really" hard.

The Middleton School District will investigate a middle school teacher’s promise to pass all students meeting certain guidelines, even if the pupils fail course material.

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Idaho county prosecutor in 2013: We shouldn’t ‘make money’ off concealed weapons permits

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office Facebook page

A Madison County deputy prosecuting attorney told county commissioners in 2013 the sheriff there must use concealed weapons fees only for administering the licenses.

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Idaho sheriff bought guns, car after begging for 38 percent concealed permit fee hike

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

The Madison County Sheriff's Office spent permit funds on carpet, tile, bark, guns and car.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office used concealed permit cash to purchase guns just months after the agency’s leading man won a permit fee hike from commissioners.

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Idaho sheriff defends car, tile, carpet purchases funded by concealed permit fees

By   /  August 5, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office Facebook page

“This is all part of the hate campaign against government/Law enforcement and in this case more specifically me as the Sheriff,” he said.

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Idaho sheriff spent concealed weapons funds on guns, carpet, tile and a car

By   /  August 4, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

The Madison County Sheriff's Office spent permit funds on carpet, tile, bark, guns and car.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office used tens of thousands of dollars in concealed weapons permit fees to purchase carpet, tile, guns and even a car.

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