Hospital and nursing home CEOs view health care "as a business," said Pat Lippold of 1199 SEIU United Health Care Workers. "Larry Hogan wants to protect big business."
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“There is a reason why [Medicaid] was created and I think the intention of it is so much related to dignity and justice and how we care for those who at times are unable to care for themselves.”
“The assumption of personal responsibility that is underlying this policy doesn’t necessarily take into consideration the challenges people are facing on a daily basis," said Jessica Greene, a health policy professor.
Kelly Gregory said her life is an example of what can happen when politicians and the courts meddle with the health care system.
The legislature can now amend the initiatives with a majority vote instead of putting them on the ballot on election day—which means Republicans can undermine the popular laws.
Christine Blasey Ford's former classmates delivered copies of the letter to several members of the Senate.