BOISE – Legislation to allow Idaho’s state government to seek two federal waivers aimed at covering roughly half of the Idahoans who now fall into a health coverage gap and also cutting costs was introduced in a House committee on Monday, with three Republicans voting “no.”
Last year, major figures in politics, entertainment and business reckoned with a wave of allegations of sexual assault. This year, it’s the military’s turn, said retired Marine Corps Col. Scott Jensen.
The federal government is once again days from a shutdown due to deadlock in Congress and a budget process that hasn’t been completed according to normal procedure in years. It’s part of what has become a cycle of regular crisis in the U.S. House and Senate, a cycle that a former lab director says is destructive.