individual mandate

Politics
6:02 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Nixon says 'Washington Healthcare Law' not good for Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon

With the United States Supreme Court's decision on healthcare expected to come on Thursday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon broke with his party on Monday over a key part of the legislation.

Speaking with reporters in St. Louis, Governor Nixon sounded more like a Republican when asked about the impending decision.

Referring to the Affordable Care Act as the “Washington Healthcare Law” Nixon spoke out against the key ingredient of President Obama’s signature legislation—the so-called individual mandate requiring people to purchase health insurance.

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health insurance exchange
4:38 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Mo. gets federal grant to build online health insurance exchange

(via Flickr/Jennifer Boriss)

Missouri has received a federal grant of close to $21 million to help build an online health insurance exchange.

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