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Eye On Boise

Otter decries fed health reform bills

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decrying the health care reform bills passed by both houses of Congress, along with the "deal making, arm twisting and the ends-justifying-the-means attitude that we saw throughout the process and recent votes." The governor says he'll "explore all my options, including legal action" against the federal legislation should it become law; the House and Senate bills, which differ, now go to conference to determine the final version. Click here to read Otter's full letter.

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