The governor’s health insurance

Modified: January 5, 2013 at 6:26 pm •  Published: January 6, 2013
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Like all other state employees, Gov. Mary Fallin and state legislators have a generous state health insurance package provided to them.

Earlier this year, Fallin rejected federal funding for Medicaid expansion, which is a key element of the Affordable Care Act’s effort to reduce the number of uninsured people in the nation. About 17 percent of Oklahoma’s population doesn’t have health insurance, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Fallin’s decision led...

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