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Politics and Need

Politics and Need

Carlisle Rainey

May 17, 2014

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  1. Politics and Need Examining Governor's Decisions to Oppose the Medicaid

    Expansion Charles Barrilleaux and Carlisle Rainey
  2. “Obamacare is going to be horrible for patients. It's going

    to be horrible for taxpayers. It's probably the biggest job killer ever.” - October 2010
  3. “While the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent

    of the cost, I cannot, in good conscience, deny Floridians that need it access to health care.” - February 2013
  4. “I think based on where the membership is today, the

    votes are not there to expand Medicaid no matter what the governor says.” - March 2013
  5. 46%

  6. “Iowa joins a growing number of states – led by

    both Republican and Democratic governors--that have chosen to put politics aside in expanding Medicaid…” - December 2013