Medicaid Expansion and Idaho Healthcare
The League of Women Voters of Kootenai County is holding a public meeting to discuss Medicaid Expansion and Idaho Healthcare. Representative Eric Redman has agreed to attend. The LWV welcome guests to attend this opportunity to talk with Representative Redman about Idaho healthcare issues, including the ballot initiative to expand Medicaid. We look forward to seeing our valued members, supporters and new faces at this special meeting!
This public meeting takes place at the 15th Street Fire Station on Monday, April 9th from 12 – 12:30 pm. Attendees are welcome as early at 11:45 a.m and are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. At 12:30 pm, the gathering will transition to League business. This portion of the meeting is dedicated to appointing a nominating committee. It will also include planning next year’s calendar and monthly meeting schedule.
LWV Position on Health Care Policy
League of Women Voters of Idaho support the availability of a basic level of quality health care at an affordable cost for all residents. They also support the equitable distribution of health services; the efficient and economical delivery of care; advancement of medical research and technology; and a reasonable total expenditure level for health care.
LWV Position on Social Policy
Equal rights and equal opportunity for all. Promote social and economic justice and the health and safety of all Americans.
LWV Position on Equality of Opportunity
Education, Employment and Housing – Support equal access to education, employment and housing.
Meeting Basic Human Needs – Support programs and policies to prevent or reduce poverty and to promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families.