Republican Delegates Willing to Shutdown Virginia Government

Here's the New York Times' take: 

"But it [Medicaid expansion] hasn’t happened, and the reason is a group of recalcitrant Republicans in the House of Delegates who have blocked Medicaid expansion at every opportunity. They are so determined to keep poor people from getting health care that they are preventing passage of a two-year budget for the state for the fiscal year beginning July 1. If an agreement isn’t reached by then, they seem fully prepared to let the state government shut down, furloughing employees and shuttering services just as their counterparts in Washington did last fall."

Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/11/opinion/sunday/a-health-care-showdown-in-virginia.html 

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