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Poll: Most Alabamians, Including Half of GOP, Support Medicaid Expansion

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There is no such thing as “Right Populism.”

Right Populist voters are culturally conservative, economically moderate. Their cultural views absorb all the attention of the media.

Al.com:

“Most Alabama voters now support expanding Medicaid to cover low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act, including 50.6 percent of Republicans, according to a poll released Wednesday by Cover Alabama.

Cover Alabama is a coalition of 90 organizations that support Medicaid expansion. The poll included 700 likely 2022 voters, and 69 percent said they strongly or somewhat supported expansion. Jane Adams, director of Cover Alabama, said the organization conducted the poll to measure support for different sources of funding for Medicaid expansion.

Under the Affordable Care Act, the federal government pays for 90 percent of the costs of offering health coverage to low-income adults, leaving states responsible for 10 percent of the bill. Alabama is one of 12 states that have not expanded Medicaid.

“There is broad support from Republicans and conservative across the state not only for Medicaid expansion but also for a myriad of potential pay for options,” Adams said. “Republicans support using a portion of gambling fund for Medicaid expansion. They support a portion of any potential medical marijuana legalization funds for Medicaid expansion.” …”

Al.com:

“I’m looking through my old files, and there it is — my column from last year on why Alabama should expand Medicaid. I wrote two, actually.

And there’s my column from the year before that.

And another the year before that.

“Don’t harbor any hope of an epiphany or some sort of about-face,” I said of Gov. Kay Ivey’s refusal to expand the federal program ahead of her reelection. “The road to Damascus, this ain’t.” …”

Half of Republicans in Alabama support Medicaid expansion.

In Georgia, something like 75% of the voters supported the $2,000 stimulus checks.



Source: http://www.occidentaldissent.com/2021/02/17/poll-most-alabamians-including-half-of-gop-support-medicaid-expansion/


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