AZ GOP Legislators Get State Health Coverage but Fight Medicaid?

Turns out 21 of the remaining 28 Republicans still serving in the Arizona Senate or House of Representatives that signed on to sue over Medicaid-expansion are enrolled in state-sponsored healthcare coverage, according to The Arizona Republic.

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In fact, The Arizona Republic reported that even though these GOP lawmakers only serve part-time "the vast majority of these elected officials take year-round health-insurance plans that are among the most generous state-funded benefits in the nation."

In the mean time Democratic leaders spoke out against the law suit, which will once again waste millions of our tax dollars. Democratic leaders continue to fight to make quality healthcare accessible for all Arizonans.

 

Why do AZ GOP leaders, including the governor, take issue with needy Arizonans using state resources for healthcare while they enjoy some of the most generous state-funded benefits in the country?