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Idaho lawmakers block new approach to health insurance for sick and working poor

February 28, 2018View for printing

One of Idaho's biggest advocates for giving health care to this state's poor still hoped Tuesday to revive the latest attempt to do so.

But Gov. Butch Otter's legislative proposal to provide health care to some of the state's poorest residents came to a halt Tuesday after it failed to generate enough support inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse.

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