Category Archives: Medicaid

Perry doubles down against ObamaCare expansion…

(The Hill) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) doubled down Monday in his opposition to expanding Medicaid under President Obama’s healthcare law, even though opposing it could cost his state $90 billion. Continue reading

RedState: Texas House Republicans Meet TODAY to Plot Cave on Obamacare

By: Erick Erickson (Diary)  |  March 4th, 2013 at 04:30 AM

Empower Texans brings rather troubling news that today Texas State House of Representatives Republicans will meet at 1p.m. CT to begin “discussing” caving on Obamacare and expanding Medicaid.

Governor Rick Perry is solid on the issue, but if enough members of the Texas legislature disagree with him, they could override him.

The ring leader is apparently State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, along with Representative John Zerwas.

If you live in Texas, go to the RedState Action Center RIGHT NOW and email members of the Texas State House of Representatives. Tell them to oppose the Medicaid expansion.

http://www.redstate.com/2013/03/04/texas-house-republicans-meet-today-to-plot-cave-on-obamacare/

Senator Dan Patrick: THE FACTS ABOUT THE TEXAS BUDGET AND EDUCATION FUNDING

There have been several news stories about how the Senate is approaching funding schools in this year’s budget. Most of the stories have either been incomplete or inaccurate. Continue reading