Here is information on the second politician that worked to get the law changed to where Kootenai Health can become a 501c3 without a public vote.
Idaho Senator Julie Vanorden carried the bill in the senate. I looked at her campaign donations back to 2020. Donations from quite a variety of health insurance companies, the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, Luke Malek, and Chuck Winder. (See the screenshots for more details.)
Keep in mind I think it might be good for the hospital to go private, my concerns are in the areas of proper notification and money back to the county taxpayers.
Looking at who is funding this Idaho Senator has me thinking. Whose interests were being thought of when this bill passed? Not the taxpayers of Idaho or Kootenai County.
Thank you to the person who pointed this out to me. 😎