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Tax relief is an issue of fundamental fairness – Idaho is flush with your money

It is difficult to miss some relevant fiscal facts as the 2017 legislative session is about to begin. The principal fact: For the first four months of the fiscal year state revenues are running higher [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|

No, Medicaid expansion still isn’t right for Idaho

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Special Medical Policy Adviser Dr. Kenneth Krell’s arguments in his Nov. 27 editorial are old and redundant.  They offer no hope for the 20-25,000 people in the Medicaid gap [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|

Idaho should fix its own health insurance marketplace

Word on the street: Some Idaho lawmakers want more health insurance regulations after consumer complaints about new, exorbitant out-of-network costs and the failure of some companies to pay claims. A real solution: Legislators in Idaho [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Constituents deserve legislative involvement during times of controversy

It may be too late for the city of Rexburg to untangle the Airbnb mess it has caused, but there’s still time -- and hope -- for Idaho Falls. The Idaho Falls mayor, city council [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|
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