Originally Posted by 2bikemike
I have no knowledge of your tax cuts and what was projected or by whom.
As far as the tax payers paying for the federal expansion is you will be paying either way. On what you get back I would assume the powers to be would have weighed the costs and came to the conclusion accepting the medicaid expansion would hurt the state more in the long run.
Both State and Federal are trying to end up with the best deal financially for them.
Yes and their assumptions were preposterous and rejected by all responding economists. They assumed that 9 dollars coming into the state were economically worse than 10 dollars leaving it. That's not exactly rocket science there.