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Parnell misses bipartisan ObamaCare talk at NGA

Gov. Sean Parnell skipped the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington D.C. held this past weekend. Had he been there, he would have heard governors from both sides of the aisle saying that although many have problems with ObamaCare, it’s the law of the land and is here to stay.

According to the AP:

(G)overnors from both parties say a full repeal of the law would be complicated at best, if not impossible, as states move forward with implementation and begin covering millions of people — both by expanding Medicaid rolls for lower-income residents or through state or federal exchanges that offer federal subsidies to those who qualify… Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, said many governors still have concerns about the program, but outright repeal would be “complicated.”

The meeting wrapped up on Monday. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said that more than 4 million Americans have signed up for ObamaCare since October. Continue reading