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Gary Herbert
Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level
Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level

As President Obama fights in Congress and the courts to preserve the nation's sweeping healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act faces still another threat to its viability: Republicans in statehouses, many bucking governors of their own party eager to accept its flow of federal dollars. When a group of Republican governors filed suit to overturn Obama's signature achievement, Wyoming's Matt Mead was among them, arguing the legislation was a vast overreach that violated the Constitution and trampled the right of states to set their own policies. But after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected that argument, Mead decided it would be foolhardy to pass up tens of millions of...

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