Dems de­liv­er­ing on pledges

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Front Page - By Sally Ho and Ge­off Mul­vi­hill

SEAT­TLE (AP) >> Rid­ing the mo­men­tum from Novem­ber’s elec­tions, Demo­cratic lead­ers in the states are wast­ing no time de­liv­er­ing on their big­gest cam­paign prom­ise— to ex­pand ac­cess to health care and make it more af­ford­able.

The first full week of state leg­isla­tive ses­sions and swear­ings-in for gover­nors saw a flurry of pro­pos­als.

In his ini­tial ac­tions, newly elected Cal­i­for­nia Gov. Gavin New­som an­nounced plans to ex­pand Med­i­caid to those in the coun­try il­le­gally up to age 26, im­ple­ment a man­date that ev­ery­one buy in­sur­ance or face a fine, and con­sol­i­date


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