House overwhelmingly refuses to expan...

House overwhelmingly refuses to expand Medicaid

There are 2 comments on the WBNS story from May 22, 2013, titled House overwhelmingly refuses to expand Medicaid. In it, WBNS reports that:

The Louisiana House overwhelmingly refused Tuesday to provide government-subsidized health insurance to thousands of people with the Medicaid dollars available under the federal Affordable Care Act, in a vote that appears to shelve the issue for the legislative session.

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“Antisocialistic”

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#1 May 22, 2013
Great! Now, how do they shelve it permanently?
Johnny

Denham Springs, LA

#2 Jul 2, 2014
I don't understand why they'd do this. They money is already there, and refusing on the principle of the thing will potentially cost hundreds or thousands of lives here in LA alone. It's the political equivalent of a scorched earth policy. Are they hoping that the poor will all just die and then won't be a problem anymore?

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