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Healthcare

Medicaid: Oklahoma

Status:

November 19, 2012: Governor Mary Fallin (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With strong Republican majorities in the legislature, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Kansas

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As of January 31, 2013: Governor Sam Brownback (R) has yet to make a decision on accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With large Republican majorities in the legislature, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Nebraska

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June 28, 2012: Following the Supreme Court decision, Governor Dave Heineman (R) vowed to reject the federal money to provide health coverage for the uninsured. While the unicameral legislature is officially nonpartisan, consideration of unofficial affiliation shows a Republican majority, so there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: South Dakota

***ACTION ALERT: Sign NETWORK's petition to call on Gov. Daugaard, from a faith community perspective, to do the right thing and expand Medicaid.***

Background

Medicaid: North Dakota

Status:

April 16, 2013: Governor Jack Dalrymple (R) signed legislation to accept federal funding to provide health coverage to the uninsured. We applaud Governor Dalrymple, as well as members of the North Dakota House and Senate who voted for this bill!

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Medicaid: New Mexico

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January 9, 2013: Governor Susana Martinez (R) supports accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate, New Mexico is expected to accept this funding. 

Medicaid: Colorado

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January 3, 2013: Governor John Hickenlooper (D) supports accepting the federal funding for providing health coverage to the uninsured. This measure passed the House on April 17, 2013, and it will now move on to the Senate. 

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Medicaid: Wyoming

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November 30, 2012: Governor Matt Mead (R) has rejected the federal funding for providing health coverage to the uninsured. However, he has indicated some willingness to reconsider in the future. With strong Republican majorities in the House and Senate, there is much work to do!

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Medicaid: Montana

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January 4, 2013: Governor Steve Bullock (D) supports accepting the federal money to provide health coverage to the uninsured. With Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, there may be significant opposition to overcome in order to accept this funding.  

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Medicaid: Montana

Status:

January 4, 2013: Governor Steve Bullock (D) supports accepting the federal money to provide health coverage to the uninsured. With Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, there may be significant opposition to overcome in order to accept this funding.  

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