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Rick Perry Signs A Mini-Ryan Health Bill

By Igor Volsky  

"Rick Perry Signs A Mini-Ryan Health Bill"

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Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is transforming Texas into a Paul Ryanian Mecca, having just signed legislation that seeks to privatize Medicare and compels the state to formally ask for a Medicaid block grant. The measure also “defunds abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood” and “implements co-payments for non-emergency visits to hospital emergency rooms.”

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