Private school tax credit bill clears House committee

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[post_thumbnail] Sen. Bob Nonini testifies in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee, on a 12-4 vote, Friday advanced legislation that would extend tax credits to Idahoans who make donations to…

Medicaid expansion bills advanced by House committee

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[post_thumbnail] Rep. Thomas Loertscher introduced legislation to expand Medicaid. The House Health and Welfare Committee has chosen to advance legislation that would expand the state’s Medicaid program. “If we’re going to expand Medicaid, this would be…

House passes governor’s insurance exchange bill

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The Idaho House on a 41-29 vote Wednesday approved Gov. Butch Otter’s health insurance exchange legislation following an eight-hour and at times cantankerous debate. “Some of us think that because we put the word ‘state’ in…