Idaho, Federal Government, Idaho Statesman discussed on The John Batchelor Show

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For medicaid expansion are waiting to hear whether they can start collecting signatures to put an initiative on the two thousand eighteen ballot they say the measure especially would be important for idaho's rural communities look may fail is cofounder every claim idaho the group leading the effort to expand medicaid he tells the public news service if the state does choose to expand up to ninety percent of the cost will be covered by the federal government we are actually all ready pain or vote hours unpack what's happening right now arte earlier dollars regarding going medicare program and other state or work harder to bring back rubber verdant twenty million dollars or your back in idaho initiative supporters need to get at least forty eight thousand signatures an 18 different districts to put the measure on the ballot the idaho supreme court made a ruling that has some idaho lawmakers concerned heading into the two thousand eighteen session in january idaho's legislative council met friday to discuss the legislature being required to wait for all bills to be transmitted to the governor's desk before officially adjourning the session according to the idaho statesman the idaho supreme court ruled earlier this year that it was illegal for the idaho legislature to adjourn before the governor received the bills passed throughout the session instead the idaho legislature must present all bills to the governor before lawmakers gonna go home for the year several council members objected to holding off adopting the new procedure pointing out the importance of the legislature having firm guidelines at the council didn't make any decision friday but agreed they hope to adjourn by march 27th ron o'brien six seventy kboi temperatures are going to reach a low of thirty two degrees overnight in it's going to reach a high of fifty seven degrees tomorrow with sunny skies tyler martin six seventy kboi diseases spread by pests like malaria zika and chagas disease are causing a worldwide health crisis fortunately here at home we don't face the same level of threat but we shouldn't let our guard down mosquito borne diseases like west nile virus and seek are impacting communities across the us and lyme disease spread by ticks is on the rise whether around the world or just around the block get the facts you need to protect your family at pestworld dot org a public service message from the national pest management association westwood one present.

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