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Democrats roll out big health care proposals in the states

4 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By SALLY HO and GEOFF MULVIHILL
SEATTLE - Riding the momentum from November's elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise - to expand access to health care and make it more affordable.
The first full week of state legislative sessions and swearings-in for governors saw a flurry of proposals.
In his initial actions, newly elected California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to expand Medicaid to those in the country illegally up to age 26, implement a mandate that everyone buy insurance or face a fine, and consolidate the...
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