Monthly Archives: December 2011

Insurance 0.1

How we pay for health care in this country is complex and distracting. I would like to describe a part of the picture here in Idaho. Don’t let it distract you. Idaho requires counties to pay for healthcare costs for … Continue reading

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Insurance 1.0

Earlier this spring my daughter called me about health insurance. You see, we had added her to a policy we had with the state. I get state employee health insurance as a legislator. Prior to being elected we purchased individual … Continue reading

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Energy Plan

Idaho has an Energy Plan . It was written in 2007 as a legislative response to a planned coal power plant in Southeast Idaho but its scope was broad. It is supposed to be updated every five years so the Energy, … Continue reading

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Megaloads

A friend sent me this.  It’s a damming piece on the Canadian Kearl oil sands and how multinational companies are destroying our environment. He was most upset about how our leaders, our Governor and our Senators and Representatives seemed to … Continue reading

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