Opinion

Otter health plan no substitute for Medicaid expansion

For weeks I have read your substantive coverage regarding Idaho Sen. Dan Schmidt’s plan to close the Medicaid gap in our state using federal tax dollars compared to Gov. Otter’s Primary Care Access Plan to attempt to increase primary care access alone using state monies.

Opinion

‘Are you anti-abortion?'Pro-choice columnist concludes he is

Columnist Leonard Pitts, who visits Idaho next week, wrestles with reality in one of his Miami Herald columns when he confronts the question: “Are you anti-abortion?” Though firm in his pro-choice stance and belief that women should have the final say over their own bodies, another side of him struggles with the fact that, yes, “abortion stops a beating heart.”