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Lawmakers Can't Just Say No on Medicaid

It wasn't much of a surprise to newspapers around the state that both the House and Senate committees on the Affordable Care Act said no to Medicaid expansion.

But as the Tampa Tribune's editorial board said, it's not enough to just say no, not with 4 million uninsured -- the poorest 1 million of whom would have been helped by the expansion.

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.