Wed
Nov 8 2017
07:57 am

Washington Post: "On Tuesday, Maine became the first state to expand Medicaid with a ballot initiative. And it passed overwhelmingly: Maine voters agreed to grant health care to an estimated 70,000 low-income residents by a nearly 20-percentage point margin by the time the measure was called by election watchers. In other words, a sizable number of voters in Maine just voted to do the exact opposite of what the state's Republican governor and Republicans in Washington have been trying to do."

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Maybe this is the beginning

Maybe this is the beginning of more states taking this path. Congrats to Mainers.

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