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A Super PAC linked to Gov. Nathan Deal (R) has taken over half a million dollars in political contributions from the health care industry. But he's been far less willing to accept generous federal money to extend Medicaid coverage to 650,000 of Georgia's poorest residents.
This year, Georgia lawmakers didn't have enough votes to pass a measure banning state employees from using their insurance plans to cover abortion. But now that the legislative session is over, state officials are working behind the scenes to enact that ban anyway.