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Facing $1B deficit, Arizona limits welfare

...five years. And Republican leaders are suing their own state to block a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care law, which expanded Medicaid to give more poor people health insurance.If they prevail, more than 300,000 poor Arizonans...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/facing-1b-deficit-arizona-limits-welf
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Analysis: GOP budget doesn't add up

...special budget rules to pass legislation repealing the health care law known as Obamacare, or whatever part of it might remain...without risking voter anger at the polls.Repeal of the health care law is estimated to save about $2 trillion, less than...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-07/analysis-gop-budget-doesnt-add
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Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House

...the President Barack Obama's health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional...repeal the bulk of his signature health care law. Successful action on Thursday's...of Medicaid coverage under the health care law, the measure relies on about...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/obamacare-targeted-gop-compromise-bud
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Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget

...to send a measure repealing the health care law to President Barack Obama. And...more than simply gash Obama's health care law. Legislation to curb Postal Service...prefer a focused attack on the health care law they call "Obamacare" rather...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/talks-begin-capitol-hill-budget
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Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...WHAT IS MEDICAID EXPANSION?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide...WHY IS EXPANSION NEEDED? WASN'T THE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW SUPPOSED TO PROVIDE COVERAGE?To qualify for a federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...eligible Indian Health Service beneficiaries are 100 percent reimbursed by the federal government.Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide health care coverage for individuals with incomes up to 138...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/committee-begins-digging-medicaid-bill
State | AK legislature
Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...debate:What is Medicaid expansion?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide...work.Why is expansion needed? Wasn't the federal health care law supposed to provide coverage?To qualify for a federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...Walker sought to show he wasn't a one-issue candidate.He made expanding Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law a priority, something Parnell resisted despite broad-based support, citing cost concerns. Walker said the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/walkers-opening-choices-are-hard-ones
State
Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

...Obama to fix Alaska's VA, exempt our schools from No Child Left Behind and is taking responsibility for fixing the health care law so it works for Alaska," said an early-campaign commercial.Though Obama is less than two years removed from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/analysis-senate-battle-gops-weapon-obam
State
Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...characterization of him as the deciding vote on the federal health care law as a line that's been used against other Democrats...campaign, said Begich was the deciding vote on the health care law."I was the attorney general who sued to stop it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/begich-dismisses-claims-cites-libertari
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