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Senate Bill 1204 — Medicaid expansion waivers

Bill description: SB 1204 would establish work requirements for Medicaid expansion enrollees, would allow enrollees above the poverty line to receive coverage on the private market, and make other amendments to Medicaid Expansion. Rating: +3 [...]

House Bill 277 — Medicaid expansion sideboards

Bill description: House Bill 277 would establish cost-control measures around the Medicaid program to help keep the program from ballooning out of control. Rating: +4 Does it increase government redistribution of wealth? Examples include the [...]

House Bill 271 — First-time homebuyers

Bill description: HB 271 would allow individuals to save up to $3,000 per year tax-free, to put toward the cost of purchasing a home in Idaho. Rating: -1 Does it directly or indirectly create or [...]

House Bill 275 — Short-term health insurance plans

Bill description: HB 275 would allow for renewable short-term health insurance plans with fewer regulations than full-coverage health plans. Rating: +1 Does it give government any new, additional, or expanded power to prohibit, restrict, or [...]

House Bill 259 — Marketplace facilitators

Bill description: HB 259 would require all marketplace facilitators, such as eBay, to remit sales taxes to the state on goods sold into Idaho. Rating: 0 Does it directly or indirectly create or increase any [...]

Senate Bill 1065 — Transportation project bonding authority

Bill description: Senate Bill 1065 would allow the state Department of Transportation to take out bonds for the Transportation Expansion and Congestion and Mitigation Program. Rating: -1 Does it increase government spending (for objectionable purposes) [...]