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Texas Medicaid Expansion

Key Southern States Are Hearing From the People They Left Out of Health Coverage

Felicia Willems | Posted 05.16.2015 | Politics
Felicia Willems

It's not too late for state lawmakers who've decided not to expand Medicaid to change their minds (or be replaced by those who support it). Each and every one of us in these states need to be contacting our lawmakers and asking them to do so, because too many uninsured people have been shamed into silence.

Perry-Appointed Board Backs Medicaid Expansion

The Texas Tribune | Edgar Walters | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

A board of medical professionals appointed by Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that the state should provide health coverage to low-income Texans under ...

Texas And Florida Expand Medicaid -- For Kids

Kaiser Health News | Phil Galewitz | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Florida and Texas snubbed the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion for adults, but their states did broaden the program ...

The Numbers Are in: Democrats Are on the Right Side of Voters

Michael Sargeant | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

Americans have had enough of the GOP's ideological agenda. Republicans are simply out of sync with where America is today, and the polling proves it.

Perry and the Poor

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

By not signing on to Medicaid expansion for Texas residents, the governor is ensuring that Texas will maintain its status as the state with the highest number of people without medical insurance of any state in the union.

Texas Takes Step To Deny Obamacare Measure

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 26 (Reuters) - The Republican-majority Texas House and Senate on Sunday sent Governor Rick Perr...

States Rejecting Key Obamacare Provision Could Cost Employers $1 Billion

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

When the Supreme Court last year upheld the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, they ruled that states could decide whether or not to ad...

Protesters To March On Texas State Capitol To Demand Medicaid Expansion

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

More than 1,000 Texans plan to march on the Texas state capitol Tuesday hoping to change Rick Perry's mind about Medicaid. The protesters want the ...

Rick Perry And Bob McDonnell Don't Care What Rick Scott Does

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

If you were expecting Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott's huge about-face on health care reform's Medicaid expansion to inspire other stalwart Obamacare opp...