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Idaho Group Shifts From Education Initiative To Medicaid Enrollment Due To COVID-19

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Organizers with the group Reclaim Idaho had to abandon their ballot initiative to increase education funding as the coronavirus began to spread in Idaho. But they're not done organizing. 

Now, they're trying to get more people to sign up for Medicaid – as Idaho bucks the trend of opening up its state-run health care exchange. 

 

Reclaim Idaho’s Luke Mayville joins Idaho Matters along with author David Daley who is the keynote speaker at an upcoming virtual gala for the group. 

 

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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.