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Texas has gained control of the latest political football to emerge from the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark health care ruling: Medicaid expansion.
As the Tribune reported, Perry announced Monday that Texas will neither expand its Medicaid rolls nor establish a state health insurance exchange — key tenets of the federal health care law that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld last month.
The move makes Texas the largest state so far whose governor has rejected the Medicaid expansion. Though the high court ruled that the federal government may expand Medicaid to its liking, justices said the ...