Debunking Myths about Health Reform Dollars for Maine

Last year, Maine legislators voted by a large majority to accept federal funds to extend health insurance coverage to 69,500 low-income Mainers, but they fell a few votes shy of reaching the two-thirds margin needed to override a veto from Governor Paul LePage. Why are the governor and a minority of legislators determined to turn down these new federal funds for Medicaid that would help tens of thousands of citizens as well as health care providers throughout Maine?

To read the full article:
Web site: Scholars Strategy Network
PDF: “Debunking Myths about Health Reform Dollars for Maine”

Christy Daggett is a policy analyst for the Maine Center for Economic Policy.