We have to address the ways that we make public health elitist and how that limits who can contribute to this work.
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“When Gov. LePage and his allies tried to defeat Medicaid expansion at the ballot box, Mainers turned out in the ballot box to reject his lies. And we won."
An estimated 70,000 Mainers living at or below the poverty line will be eligible for Medicaid after years of obstruction from the state's Republican governor.
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