In his State of the State address to the Idaho Legislature and the Judiciary today, Idaho Governor Butch Otter announced that long time Health and Welfare Director Dick Armstrong would be retiring this June. Director Armstrong was appointed to the position by Governor Risch in 2007.
It was a quiet week for health and welfare issues this week. This weeks update has some reports that were made to committees and some good news from JFAC for suicide prevention. Enjoy! Legislative Update week 7 February 22-26.
This week in the legislature brought a bevy of new legislation of interest to our communities. I want to remind everyone of Disability Awareness Day at the Capitol Tuesday, February 23rd from 9:00-3:00. We look forward to seeing you on the first floor of the Capitol. Idaho Legislative Update February 15-19, 2016
This was a historic week in the Idaho Legislature. For the first time in many years the public was allowed to testify on the Healthy Idaho Plan in the Senate Health and Welfare Committee. Legislative Update February 1-5, 2016 To receive this weekly update directly to your inbox sign up below.
Week 3 in the Idaho Legislature was filled with hearings on rules and more information on Governor Otters Primary Care Access Plan (PCAP). Two medicaid expansion bills were introduced and have hearings scheduled next week. Enjoy the newsletter. If you would like to receive these weekly updates directly to your inbox, sign up below. Idaho Legislative… Continue Reading Legislative Update Week 3
Week two in the Idaho Legislature was Health and Human Services week. This week’s update is filled with testimony from state agencies to JFAC and some introductions of legislation. If you would like to join our mailing list just sign up below. You will receive these updates right to your inbox. Enjoy. Legislative Update January… Continue Reading Legislative Update Week 2
The first week of the 2016 Idaho Legislative session is complete. While there is little action with legislation, there was some interesting proposals by the Governor. If you would like to join our mailing list just sign up below. You will receive these updates right to your inbox. Enjoy. Legislative Update January 11-15, 2016