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10/24/14 – Opinions on Optum For Idaho Medicaid Payments to Providers

Carmen Babb with Psychiatric Services says Optum, which handles Medicaid payments for the state of Idaho to health providers, has some real problems.

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Update: Idaho State Senator Out on Bail

Senate Caucus Chairman John McGee has been released from the Ada County Jail on a $5,000 bond after a short hearing this afternoon. The Idaho statesman reports that McGee's wife and parents were present, and it appeared from the brief hearing that McGee's attorney

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Democrat Standoff Begins

As promised Democrats at the statehouse have started their protest of not getting hearings on a pair of bills they would like to see get a committee hearing.  The democrats begin their protest by forcing legislation to be read in its entirety. A day earlier, H

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House Approves Plan To Keep AG Information Private

The House has voted 61-7 to allow dairies to keep secret the details of how they manage their cows' waste.  Monday's vote to make Idaho dairies' nutrient management plans exempt from disclosure under the state Public Records Act sends

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House Passes Guns On Campus Bill

The Idaho House has approved a bill that would allow firearms on public university and college campuses.  The House voted 41-28 on the legislation this morning.  It would prohibit schools from banning firearms, eith

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Law Makers Revive Tax Benefit Job Growth Plan

Governor Butch Otter has revived efforts in the Idaho Legislature to boost the struggling economy by giving businesses tax incentives to create new jobs.  A bill unveiled this morning would give businesses a series of tax credits, ranging from 2 percent to 6 percent of a new

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Bedke Returns To Work

A state lawmaker injured in a farming accident earlier this month has returned to work at the Idaho Legislature. Representative Scott Bedke, of Oakley, briefly addressed his colleagues in the Idaho House on Mo

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Education Bill Goes Back to Comittee

As expected the biggest piece of a plan to reform Idaho's public schools has been sent back to the Senate Education Committee, where it narrowly passed on a 5-4 vote last week. The legislation was pulled from the Idaho Senate calendar Wednesday. Senate Education Committee Chairman John Goedde

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More Changes?

The biggest piece of a plan to overhaul Idaho's public education system likely faces more changes.  Senate Education Committee Chairman John Goedde says there's a strong possibility the biggest of the three bills will be pulled back to his committee, where public schools chief Tom Luna's sweeping overhaul passed last week amid strong opposition from the state teachers union and other groups.

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“Bath Salts” Bill Closer To Passage

Idaho is a step closer toward banning new synthetic drugs marketed as "bath salts" and sold legally under brand names like "Purple Wave" and "Ivory Wave.  Lawmakers in the Idaho House also passed legislation Monday to permanently outlaw chemicals used to make synthetic mar

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