On The Friday, April 12, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Apr 11, 2019
  • Our team of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • Out-of-state funding is driving Medicaid revision efforts in Idaho statehouse.
  • Springtime means allergy time.

- Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week, Idaho Matters speaks with George Prentice of Boise Weekly and Melissa Davlin and Bill Manny from Idaho Public Television.

- Idaho Statesman reporter Kate Talerico recently revealed the massive amount of out-of-state monies flooding the Idaho statehouse in an effort to influence votes one way or another on voter-approved Medicaid expansion. Talerico joins Idaho Matters to parse out the money trail and how it is influencing policy in the Gem State.

- Spring is in the air and so is pollen, mown grass, molds and spores. Idaho Matters talks with The Allergy Group about using immunotherapy to treat allergies.