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Neb.’s Nelson sees backlash on health reform plan – AP

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 20, 2009 @ 10:58 pm In Uncategorized | 2 Comments

t was the concern of Nebraska’s Republican governor over expanded Medicaid costs in the proposed Senate health care overhaul bill that led to a compromise to cover his state’s estimated $45 million share over a decade, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson said Sunday.

Gov. Dave Heineman “contacted me and he said this is another unfunded federal mandate and it’s going to stress the state budget, and I agreed with him,” said the Nebraska Democrat, who was himself a Nebraska governor in the 1990s. “I said to the leader and others that this is something that has to be fixed. I didn’t participate in the way it was fixed.”

via Neb.’s Nelson sees backlash on health reform plan – Yahoo! News [1].


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