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  • Idaho House kills bill to circumvent EPA

    BOISE – Idaho’s House of Representatives has dumped a bill that attempted to nullify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory authority in the state, acknowledging the bill is likely unconstitutional. …

  • Idaho House committee passes bill nullifying EPA in the state

    BOISE – An Idaho House committee passed a bill Thursday to attempt to nullify the federal Environmental Protection Agency in the state, though the state attorney general says the measure …

  • Eye on Boise: Advocates promote budget that restores Medicaid cuts

    BOISE – Advocates for people with disabilities say Idaho could both restore cuts made to its Medicaid program in 2011 and fix flaws in the current system if it followed …

  • Otter vetoes health measure

    BOISE – Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed legislation that sought to block federal health reforms in Idaho but directed state agencies to take steps to avoid most of the White …

  • Idaho panel kills nullification bill

    BOISE – An Idaho Senate committee killed legislation Friday that sought to nullify the federal health care reform bill, angering a crowd of close to 200. “Coward!” Lori Shewmaker, of …

  • Idaho House approves bill to defy health reform

    BOISE – Idaho’s state House passed legislation Wednesday attempting to nullify federal health care reform, ordering state employees not to do anything to carry it out – despite two state …

  • Nullification bill introduced, with concerns

    BOISE – If Idaho lawmakers can’t nullify the federal health care reform law in their state, “then we might as well just get rubber stamps,” freshman Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton …

  • Idaho official’s opinion not stopping push to nullify health law

    BOISE – A group of Idaho lawmakers is pushing ahead with plans to introduce legislation today to nullify the federal health care reform law, even though a new Idaho attorney …



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