Idaho Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow, announced in March 2016 that he would give up his state health insurance to protest the plight of 78,000 Idahoans who can’t get insurance. He said other lawmakers think the value of their health benefits rivals their salaries.
Idaho Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow, announced in March 2016 that he would give up his state health insurance to protest the plight of 78,000 Idahoans who can’t get insurance. He said other lawmakers think the value of their health benefits rivals their salaries. Bill Dentzer bdentzer@idahostatesman.com
Idaho Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow, announced in March 2016 that he would give up his state health insurance to protest the plight of 78,000 Idahoans who can’t get insurance. He said other lawmakers think the value of their health benefits rivals their salaries. Bill Dentzer bdentzer@idahostatesman.com

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