The amount Idaho’s saving by cutting state funding for child immunization in this year’s state budget: $2.8 million. Jane Smith, administrator of the state Division of Health, said the exact appropriation was $2,856,100, but that might have been a little on the low side because the state didn’t plan for inflation in the cost of vaccines.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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