TITLE

Idaho and the new spaghetti Western

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
High Country News;4/26/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on the law which takes the liability among the federal government from the complaints among state attorney generals for requiring Idahoans to buy health insurance. The author is particular on the statement made by Idaho Governor Butch Otter that Idaho is capable of making changes for an affordable health-care thus, federal insurance are no longer needed. Moreover, the author advises Otter that he should instead be concerned on Idaho's health-care needs.
ACCESSION #
50501508

 

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