“We can opt out as long as we’re as bad as or worse than what [Congress] presented,” Otter said Thursday during a campaign event in Boise. Federal legislation that would allow states to opt out of new health care laws requires that states come up with a plan that is at least as comprehensive as the federal plan. Otter said that a state version of changes to health insurance would be just as bad as the federal plan. “It’s a bank buster. We’re looking at a century of debt before we get out of it.” The governor supports rejecting the new national plan by suing the federal government on constitutional grounds/Brad Iverson-Long, Idaho Reporter. More here. (Photo: Idaho Reporter)
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