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Idaho Lawmaker Pulls $10M Medicaid Gap Bill
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The chairman of the House Health and Welfare Committee says his $10 million proposal to provide limited primary care services to Idahoans poorest doesn't have enough votes to pass a legislative hearing.
Now to Fund School Computers after State Reaches Deal
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Now that state officials have signed a $180 million deal to put laptops in the hands of high school students, the task facing lawmakers will be finding the money to pay for it. State leaders on Tuesday announced the eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co...
City Moves Forward on Rec Center Discussion
(KLIX)-The ball is now in the Twin Falls City Councils court when it comes to a community recreation center. Monday night  Recreation Center Committee member Chris Scholes made the recommendations to the council. The committee has worked for nearly two years to find out if there is a need for a…
$195K for Consulting to Examine Medicaid Expansion
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the state is spending $195,000 for two out-of-state consulting firms to examine expanding Medicaid coverage in Idaho for more low-income people under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...
Law School Seeks State Funding
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The University of Idaho's plan to seek state funding to expand its Boise law program won approval from the Board of Education, but not without concerns from one trustee that the cart was getting ahead of the horse. The Moscow-based university is now offering third-year law course…
Funding Drained for Energy Office
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's energy office is running out of money because royalties from federal geothermal leases haven't materialized and federal stimulus cash is drying up. Among possibilities in discussion to cover the Office of Energy Resources' expenses: A surcharge on Ida…

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