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TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017










Wood pulls $10 million Medicaid gap coverage bill 

House Health & Welfare Chairman Fred Wood is pulling his $10 million proposal to provide at least some care for those in Idaho’s health coverage gap, the Lewiston Tribune reports, saying the measure doesn’t have enough votes to move out of committee, much less pass...

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MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017





Idaho House passes rape kit retention bill

The Idaho House unanimously approved legislation Monday that would create a statewide standard on how long physical evidence in sexual assault investigations should be retained. According to the proposal, rape kits involved in felony or anonymous cases would have to be retained for 55 years or...

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Idaho House leaders propose new ISP funding shift bill 

House legislative leaders say they have found a palatable solution to funneling $17 million to repair Idaho's roads and bridges without hurting the Idaho State Police budget. House Majority Leader Mike Moyle says that his latest proposal would replace the fuel tax funding ISP receives with 1 percent of the state's general funds...

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