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Maine's GOP Governor Vetoes Medicaid Expansion For Third Time

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Medicaid expansion "would have a disastrous impact on Maine’s budget, as well as those truly needy individuals, our disabled and elderly, who rely today on the scarce resources in our program,” LePage said in his veto message. “Maine has been down this road before, and we must learn from previous experience.”

More than 24,000 Mainers have been left without health coverage under Obamacare because the state hasn't expanded Medicaid.