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Medicaid expansion supporter looks back, ahead after approval
On the last day of the legislative session, Gov. Jan Brewer finally got one of her top priorities – expanding Arizona’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. But, to get it, the governor had to call a special session and take part in some public disputes with members of her party. Rep. Heather Carter, a Republican from Phoenix, spoke about about how the session ended and what is next for both supporters and critics of the Medicaid plan.