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Utah Voters Approved Medicaid Expansion, But State Lawmakers Are Balking  

By Editor - Fri Feb 08, 12:47 pm

Utah residents may have thought they were done fighting about Medicaid expansion last November. But when Utah lawmakers opened a new legislative session in late January, they began pushing through a bill to roll back the scope and impact of an expansion that voters approved in a ballot measure. “We voted for this on Nov. 6. We were very clear about what we wanted,” said Andrew Roberts, a spokesman for Utah Decides , the group that organized the Medicaid expansion referendum, known as Proposition 3. The voter-approved measure would extend coverage to 150,000 uninsured people in the state. “We are frustrated, and I think Utahns are frustrated,” Roberts said

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Utah Voters Approved Medicaid Expansion, But State Lawmakers Are Balking

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