January 7, 2016

WHICH IS WHY WE'LL REFORM IT, NOT REPEAL IT:

Some GOP Governors Flip for Medicaid Funds -- on Their Terms (Eric Pianin, January 5, 2016, Fiscal Times)

Newly ensconced Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) last week backed away from his campaign pledge to repeal expanded Medicaid coverage for 400,000 low-income people in the face of the widespread popularity of the program.

Early on, the Tea Party conservative vowed to dismantle the hallmark program of outgoing Democratic governor Steve Beshear that reduced the percentage of uninsured Kentuckians by half. But with polls showing that 72 percent of state residents favored the Obamacare program, Bevin toned down his threat.

And then you have to govern....
Posted by at January 7, 2016 5:47 PM

  

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