Idaho Senators Sleeping During Healthcare Debate

On Monday the Senate debated healthcare. Well, some members of the Senate debated. Others…slept. Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, were seen flopped back in their seats sleeping during a Senate debate on health care. They...

CALL MIKE SIMPSON ABOUT HEALTHCARE RIGHT NOW

Pick up your phone right now and call Rep. Mike Simpson, tell him to oppose Trumpcare.  Here is his number – Rep. Simpson – (202) 225-5531 Yesterday in support of Trumpcare Simpson said “One of the reasons I don’t want this...

Band-aid bill dies in Senate

On Monday in a 13-22 vote, the Senate rejected SB1142, the health care band-aid bill sponsored by Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian. You’ll remember, this is the bill which would have taken $10 million of money from the state’s Millennium Fund to...

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Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton sleep during Senate healthcare debate

Idaho Senators Sleeping During Healthcare Debate

On Monday the Senate debated healthcare. Well, some members of the Senate debated. Others…slept. Sens. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, and Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, were seen flopped back in their seats sleeping during a Senate debate on health care. They...

Mike Simpson Idaho supports Paul Ryan. Does he represent Ryan or Idaho voters?

CALL MIKE SIMPSON ABOUT HEALTHCARE RIGHT NOW

Pick up your phone right now and call Rep. Mike Simpson, tell him to oppose Trumpcare.  Here is his number – Rep. Simpson – (202) 225-5531 Yesterday in support of Trumpcare Simpson said “One of the reasons I don’t want this...

Band-aid bill dies in Senate

On Monday in a 13-22 vote, the Senate rejected SB1142, the health care band-aid bill sponsored by Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian. You’ll remember, this is the bill which would have taken $10 million of money from the state’s Millennium Fund to...

Sacrificing children and faith-based healing

Monday morning the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee voted 5 to 4 to pass SB1182, a faith healing bill. Sen. Johnson, R-Lewiston, the bill’s sponsor, seeks to amend Idaho’s existing law that allows parents to deny medical treatment for children...

Idaho Legislature, when will you prioritize healthcare?

While the GOP Affordable Care Act replacement bill is, in many ways a complete disaster, it wouldn’t touch Medicaid expansion until 2020. That means there is still an opportunity for the Idaho Legislature to do the right thing and expand Medicaid to...

Idaho Lawmakers Don’t Trust Women

On Wednesday the State Affairs Committee introduced legislation to build more barriers for women seeking an abortion. After no debate or discussion the bill, SB1131, was introduced by Rep. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian. Why can’t the Idaho...

Not asking for the moon

What do people in Idaho want during this coming Legislative session? Dignity. They want their families and the land treated with dignity. Not the moon, not a million bucks. They want jobs, healthcare, and education, and they want our public lands to...

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