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Idaho Can’t afford work requirements

January 21, 2019

Some legislators are insisting that Medicaid expansion—enacted by 60.6 percent of the Idaho electorate—should be modified to include “work requirements.” The evidence tells us that work requirements have failed wherever they’ve been tried. Consider recent news from Arkansas: Rather than fulfilling their promise to make people more productive, work requirements resulted in nearly 17,000 people […]

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Idaho environmental official seeks money for mine pollution

January 18, 2019

From the Idaho State Journal.  BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s top environmental official says his agency needs money for continued cleanup efforts of toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near one of the world’s top ski destinations. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Director John Tippets on Friday also told […]

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‘Add the Words’ legislation introduced by Boise senator

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation has been introduced to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination in Idaho. Democratic Senator Maryanne Jordan of Boise introduced the legislation on Friday. read more at: https://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/state/add-the-words-legislation-introduced-by-boise-senator/article_969d72fa-3934-53f8-b920-fe6c9320a2fe.html

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