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Murky future of health care in Idaho, nation

Dick Armstrong, director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, shares his thoughts about what may happen with health care during a Trump administration -- and how Idaho and its health care exchange may be impacted.

State Politics

With changes promised by Trump and GOP, what happens to Idaho health care?

Richard Armstrong, director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, outlined possible scenarios for the future of state health care after President-elect Donald Trump and the Republicans take over in January. He expects change to come, to be incremental, and to offer the Idaho Legislature a chance to fashion a program of its own for uninsured residents — without federal dollars.

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Otter on Cabinet talk, Castro's death

Gov. Butch Otter wouldn't comment on whether he's being considered for a cabinet appointment in the Trump administration. He did address the death of Fidel Castro, whom he met four times on trade missions to Cuba.
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Otter on Cabinet talk, Castro's death 2:46

Otter on Cabinet talk, Castro's death

Orientation begins for new legislators 4:14

Orientation begins for new legislators

Murky future of health care in Idaho, nation 2:24

Murky future of health care in Idaho, nation

Democrat Steve Berch talks about the District 15 House race against Lynn Luker 1:58

Democrat Steve Berch talks about the District 15 House race against Lynn Luker