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Walker, Other GOP Governors Reject State-Run Healthcare Exchanges Under
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has refused to implement a state-run health care exchange, defaulting to a federally-run exchange in protest of the federal health care law known as "Obamacare." Tea Party groups had pressured Walker to reject the …
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Senate president to create select committee on federal health care law
Incoming Senate President Don Gaetz, who will officially take the gavel tomorrow, will create a select committee on the the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” the federal health care law that he and other Republicans were banking on being …
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NC and SC pursue different directions for new health care law
North Carolina and South Carolina governors are making different decisions when it comes to dealing with one part of the Affordable Care Act. S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley said she wanted no part of setting up health care exchanges, websites that consumers …
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five Republican governors rejected on Friday a major provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law that calls on states to set up online health insurance markets where consumers can purchase private coverage at federally subsidized rates.

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Question by : How will the governors of Red States look when they refuse to set up insurance exchanges and their states end?
up having the highest insurance rates in the country because there’s no free market competition for health insurance in their states?

Best answer:

Answer by Al Bundy
I like it!!

More money for my deep blue state!

What do you think? Answer below!

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4 GOP governors, including Christie, get new grants to implement Obama's
Although most Republican governors have railed against the healthcare law, several have also taken steps to establish their own exchanges and avoid the prospect of the federal government taking over the task. The GOP-led states receiving healthcare …
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New healthcare law will hit US areas differently
The study of “small area variations” in health care costs and delivery was pioneered years ago by Dr. Jack Wennberg, with whom I worked early in my career. But there has been less focus on variations in health coverage below the state level.
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Va. Gov. McDonnell calls for amendments to ultrasound bill
The governor wrote that "It is apparent that several amendments to the proposed legislation are needed to address various medical and legal issues which have arisen." Republicans rejected a motion by Democrats to bypass the bill for the purpose of …
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Obama Faces Tough Talk About The Health Law From GOP Governors, Lawmakers
On Thursday, President Obama met with a newly elected governors — many from the GOP — to defend his health overhaul plan. It wasn’t a completely friendly meeting. Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, a Republican lawmaker stated his intent to work tirelessly for repeal. The Associated Press: Obama Faces Newly Elected Governors President Barack Obama firmly defended his signature health care bill to a …
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Statehouse agenda in hands of Republicans
It’s going to be a busy, complex year for Indiana legislators.
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Television Journalist Cochran speaks at Legislature orientation
President Dwight D. Eisenhower had a hidden temper and was prone to “salty language,” John Cochran, long-time Washington television journalist, told the new Alabama Legislature during its orientation session Tuesday at the University of Alabama School of Law.
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The Democrats’ ambitious health care overhaul is facing roadblocks from newly elected state officials who harshly criticized it while campaigning and who are now in a position to make good on their promises.
msnbc.com: Health care

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The Democrats’ ambitious health care overhaul is facing roadblocks from newly elected state officials who harshly criticized it while campaigning and who are now in a position to make good on their promises.
msnbc.com: Health care

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The Democrats’ ambitious health care overhaul is facing roadblocks from newly elected state officials who harshly criticized it while campaigning and who are now in a position to make good on their promises.
msnbc.com: Health care

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The Democrats’ ambitious health care overhaul is facing roadblocks from newly elected state officials who harshly criticized it while campaigning and who are now in a position to make good on their promises.
msnbc.com: Health care

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The Democrats’ ambitious health care overhaul is facing roadblocks from newly elected state officials who harshly criticized it while campaigning and who are now in a position to make good on their promises.
msnbc.com: Health care

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