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MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017

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. 13, 2017


FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017

SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017

FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016

Idaho state Capitol dome (Betsy Z. Russell)

Legislative leaders say Idaho's work to close health coverage gap isn't ending 

The work of the Legislature’s study panel examining alternatives to close Idaho’s health coverage gap isn’t over, legislative leaders said Friday, even though President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to repeal Obamacare. “I don’t believe that is dead,” said House Speaker Scott Bedke, R-Oakley. “I don’t think the problem has gone away.” Full story...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016



Idaho Health & Welfare Director Dick Armstrong addresses lawmakers on Wednesday (Betsy Z. Russell)

Armstrong on why PCAP failed... 

Rep. John VanderWoude, R-Nampa, asked state Health & Welfare Director Dick Armstrong why the governor’s PCAP primary care proposal died last year. Amid some laughter – Armstrong was the plan’s chief architect and proponent – he told the Legislature’s joint interim working group on the...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016



SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016





GOP caucus still planned before health care vote 

House Speaker Scott Bedke said of this mornings two-hour-plus GOP leadership meeting, "It wasn't all business. A group of friends discussed some issues up there." The House will convene shortly. But before it gets to the question of concurrence in the Senate amendments to the...

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