Med­i­caid—state-run pro­grams half fi­nanced by the fed­eral gov­ern­ment—

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didn’t reach ev­ery state un­til 1982. In 2013, the 50 state pro­grams spent $438 bil­lion pro­vid­ing ser­vices to nearly 70 mil­lion low-in­come Amer­i­cans. For most state gov­ern­ments, it rep­re­sents their sec­ond largest bud­get item–just be­hind ed­u­ca­tion.

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