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Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Standing Pat On Medicaid Expansion

If Gov. Rick Perry is feeling pressure to expand health care coverage to more than 1.5 million people under Medicaid, he sure isn’t showing it.

03/02/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry: TX Won’t Implement Key Elements Of Health Reform

Texas will not expand Medicaid or establish a health insurance exchange, two major tenets of the federal health reform that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld last month, Gov. Rick Perry said in a Monday morning announcement.

07/09/2012