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BREAKING: In an absolute stunner, @NCHouseGOP calls surprise vote on morning of #9/11, override @NC_Governor veto to pass budget with barely half of members present. @ABC11_WTVD @ABCPolitics @NCGOP @NCDemParty @JTHVerhovek @rickklein #ncpol #ncga
MORE: Surprise move by @NCHouseGOP & @NCHouseSpeaker brings dramatic - if not chaotic - to budget standoff with @NC_Governor & @NCDemParty who broke supermajorities in 2018 election. @ABC11_WTVD @rickklein @JTHVerhovek @ABCPolitics #ncpol #ncga
EVEN MORE: Latest @NCHouseGOP move caps remarkable week for @NCGOP, including @realDonaldTrump visit to push @jdanbishop to #NC09 win; Republicans also conceded defeat in state court on #gerrymandering & began work on new maps. @ABC11_WTVD @ABCPolitics @JTHVerhovek #ncga #ncpol
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THIS👇🏾What is happening in Utah is a disaster for democracy. A grassroots coalition got Medicaid expansion passed via ballot initiative #utahdecided. But Utah legislators refuse to be responsive to the clearly expressed will of the very people who elected them.
A well planned, far reaching, information rich, democratic process led to the success of #Medicaidexpansion on the ballot. Now, that very expansion may be overturned by way of rushed, secretive, dishonest political maneuvering. Democracy in exchange for partisan victory.
The layers of democratic erosion run deep. The current legislation will 1) potentially discourage future ballot initiatives 2) mute the empirically documented voting boost of Medicaid expansion 3) potentially alienate Medicaid beneficiaries politically via proposed work reqs
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