A noon rally at the Capitol is one of 17 rallies set statewide to discuss cuts in Medicaid that could reach $165 million in state and federal funds.
The rallies are organized by Medicaid Matters in Idaho. All rallies are at noon.
In Nampa, the event is at Nampa Civic Center; in Emmett, at the band shell at the city park downtown; in Mountain Home, at Carl Miller Park.
The group's news advisory follows:
Treasure Valley Families and Businesses to Rally for Medicaid
• When: Saturday, February 19 at NOON
• Where: Idaho Statehouse, Boise
A growing network of families and businesses are working all over Idaho to tell legislators why Medicaid matters. The legislature is considering cutting over $165 million from the Medicaid budget. The impact on individuals with disabilities, their families, businesses and communities will be devastating.
Please join local families and businesses at the rally to learn why Medicaid matters in the Treasure Valley. This will be one of seventeen similar rallies held around the State of Idaho on Saturday.