Allen Johnson: Who is Jon Hardister? And what does he really stand for?
Why does Jon Hardister continue to flip-flop on critical legislation? All studies indicate Medicaid Expansion would be good for NC and good for Guilford County. In this editorial, the Greensboro News & Record’s Allen Johnson examines Hardister’s tendency to waffle.
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In Guilford County Medicaid expansion would make health coverage available to more than 35,000 people, according to the Milken Institute at George Washington University. The same study projects that Medicaid expansion would create 2,700 jobs in the county within three years, generate about $683 million for the local economy and grow county tax revenue by $7.6 million from 2020 to 2022.
News & Record (October 13, 2019)