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“... I urge legislators to take a step back and reflect upon the real, human impact of refusing to pass this critical legislation.”

Jan Brewer
Arizona Governor

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Battle looms on adding 300,000 to AHCCCS

Lawmakers dubious about governor’s plan to expand medical care

Gov. Jan Brewer this week urged the state Legislature to accept federal subsidies to expand the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) to cover about 300,000 additional residents — including many in Gila County, which has one of the highest premature death rates in the state.


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