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Affordable Care Act

Medicaid: New Jersey

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February 26, 2013: Governor Chris Christie has decided to accept the federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. It is expected that lawmakers in the state legislature, with its Democratic majority, will also push for accepting this money. 

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Medicaid: New York

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June 28, 2012: Following the Supreme Court decision, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) indicated his plan to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. It is expected that the legislature will also agree with this decision. 

Medicaid: Georgia

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August 28, 2012: Governor Nathan Deal (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Republican majorities in the legislature, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Ohio

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February 4, 2013: Governor John Kasich (R) supports accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Republican majorities in both the House and the Senate, there is still much work to do!

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Medicaid: Alabama

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November 13, 2012: Governor Robert Bentley (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Tennessee

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As of January 31, 2013: Governor Bill Haslam (R) has not yet made a decision on accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With a Republican majority in the General Assembly, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Kentucky

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May 9, 2013: Governor Steve Beshear (D) has decided to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured, and it appears unlikely that opponents in the legislature will be able to block implementation.

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Medicaid: Indiana

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January 15, 2013: Governor Mike Pence (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Republican majorities in the legislature, there is much work to do, but a group of Democratic Senators have introduced a bill to accept this federal funding.

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Medicaid: Michigan

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June 13, 2013: Governor Rick Snyder (R) has decided to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. This legislation has also passed in the House, but still faces strong opposition in the Senate. 

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Medicaid: Mississippi

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November 7, 2012: Governor Phil Bryant (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, there is much work to do!

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