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J.C. Scott: Medicaid expansion passes. What's next?

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J.C. Scott: Medicaid expansion passes. What's next?

On Friday's edition:

We started the show with Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, who gave an look at the final days of this year's legislative session and possible court and referendum options for opponents of the just-passed expansion of Medicaid.

24 minutes into the show, Republican state Rep. Ethan Orr walked us through the thought process leading up to his controversial vote to expand Medicaid. He also talked about education funding, election law and sales tax reform.

42 min: Democratic state Sen. Linda Lopez gave us a look at the Senate coalition that came together to pass Medicaid expansion.

56 min: Former state Sen. Frank Antenori talked about his group's efforts to refer the Medicaid move to the ballot, which would delay expansion until a public vote.

75 min: Tucson Padres GM Mike Feder invited listeners to come out to the ballpark this week as the Padres return to Tucson for an eight-day home stand. For information go to

88 min: We finished the show with Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, who talked about the just-completed session of the Arizona Legislature, including what he consideres win and losses for teachers and students.

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