Avik Roy has written an insightful, well researched article titled How a GOP Governor Walked Arizona into ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion Trap. Both Governor Brewer and the Republican Arizona legislators who stand with her should take heed. But will they? They have been getting emails, faxes, and phone calls from their grassroots constituents warning them with tons of facts.
Andy Biggs, president of the Arizona Senate, spelled out the dangers in an article that recently appeared on Gilbert Watch here.
More recently, Arizonans have set up a Facebook page titled Arizonans Against Obamacare Expansion, which includes even more warnings.
Avik Roy summarizes his article: "By siding with Medicaid over the exchanges, Jan Brewer is attempting to shoehorn her constituents into a lower-quality and less efficient program, force state and federal taxpayers to pay more, and financially destabilize Arizona hospitals and doctors. It takes a special kind of policy proposal to achieve that trifecta. Fortunately, it’s the Arizona state legislature that will have the last word."