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Some governors say Medicaid growth could hammer budgets

AP/Yahoo News, September 15, 2009

States with high levels of poverty and unemployment have been struggling with growing Medicaid budgets during the recession, and some governors worry their financial burdens could get worse as Congress works on a comprehensive healthcare bill. These governors are especially worried about possible expansion of Medicaid, according to the Associated Press.