Savings

Self-insurance Proposal Could Save Idaho $13M
Health care experts say switching state workers to a self-insurance model could save roughly $13 million in its first year of implementation. The amount is smaller than the state's previous estimates that boasted savings as high as $60 million within the first three years. Idaho lawmakers have …
Power Regulators Sign Off on Energy Savings Plan
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state agency that regulates utilities has approved $42 million in expenses incurred by Idaho Power Co. to reduce demand and encourage smart energy use. The Public Utilities Commission signed off the company's plan Tuesday, saying the vast majority of those costs we…