A stealthy campaign of mailers, radio ads and computer-generated phone calls against the state health insurance exchange bill that's up for a vote in the House today was designed to slip through gaps in Idaho's sunshine laws, Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey reports - prompting calls to tighten the reporting laws. Chad Inman, head of Gem State Tea Party, told Popkey, “”No, I'm not disclosing a dime. That's the beauty of it.” GOP political consultant Lou Esposito will have to disclose his PAC activity - but not until Jan. 31, 2013. You can read Popkey's full report here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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