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The 89th General Assembly convenes Monday at noon to tackle, among other things, a projected Medicaid funding shortfall, a proposed Medicaid expansion and possible tax cuts.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/13/2013

Print Headline: Medicaid the biggie


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  • Jackabbott
    January 13, 2013 at 8:47 a.m.

    Not a very promising agenda. There needs to be a determined focus on economic growth. Cutting taxes will not achieve this. If it did then the Cayman Islands not China would be an economic powerhouse.
    Limit and put caps on Medicad expansion. It is a sad state of affairs when Medicad expansion is put ahead of economic expansion. That is the backward thinking that got us in this jam.
    Attention needs to be directed to illegal immigration re Medicad, tuition etc, because Obama is about to drop another bomd on this like Reagan did in the immigration Act of I986.

    January 13, 2013 at 11:04 a.m.

    "Cuts proposed by the Department of Human Services include eliminating adult dental care and a healthinsurance program for the working poor."

    Cut benefits for the working poor? At least they are trying. How about cutting benefits to those who choose to sit on their arse and suck up all the benefits they can get their lazy hands on.