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The Late Edition: February 5, 2013

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Idaho lawmakers are considering whether the state will set up a healthcare exchange as mandated under “ObamaCare”, something NTU has been active in opposing. Only eighteen states have complied so far, and the Idaho Freedom Foundation has compiled the statements of Governors who opposed setting up the exchanges.

This Mercatus Center publication examines “sin taxes” and the popularity they have recently garnered from revenue-hungry lawmakers looking to avoid making cuts during the economic downturn.