INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: Dozens expected to gather for Medicaid Expansion Day

Posted at 4:06 PM, Feb 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 19:50:02-05

BOISE, Idaho — Dozens of people will be gathering on the statehouse steps tomorrow for Medicaid Expansion Day.

Participants will meet with three dozen lawmakers from all over Idaho to advocate for a clean Medicaid Expansion Program.

Starting at noon, speakers from all over the state will address the crowds about medicaid expansion. Volunteers like Meridian resident Diane Jensen say anyone can get involved.

"I started back in the summer helping gather signatures and then did a lot of data entry getting different stuff in and just going door to door and getting people to sign and going to some of the rallies that they had to get people signed up," Jensen said.

Here's a list of the speakers for tomorrow's event:

1.Luke Mayville, Reclaim Idaho co-founder, Sagle, ID
2.Emily Strizich, Reclaim Idaho co-founder, Moscow, ID
3.Rep. Muffy Davis, Ketchum, ID
4.Rep. Bill Goesling, Moscow, ID
5.Teton County Commissioner Cindy Riegel, Victor, ID
6.Dr. Kenneth Krell, Idaho Falls, ID
7.Liyah Babayan, (small business owner, author, refugee), Twin Falls, ID

If you'd like to get involved, click here.