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Illinois Democrats discussing Medicaid expansion

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  • State Rep. Greg Harris, a Chicago Democrat, says emergency room visits are more expensive than Medicaid-covered trips to the doctor.

    State Rep. Greg Harris, a Chicago Democrat, says emergency room visits are more expensive than Medicaid-covered trips to the doctor.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Illinois Democrats are discussing expanding Medicaid spending at the same time Gov. Pat Quinn is laying out a "doomsday" budget if he doesn't get a temporary income tax increase extended.

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