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Meet the Group Funding the Fight to Expand Medicaid in Red States

After years of being told “no” by GOP-controlled state legislatures, health care advocacy groups have spent much of 2018 leading campaigns to put the question on the ballot before voters in November. Behind the scenes, those groups have been aided by The Fairness Project, a Washington-based organization that has become the primary funder of these ballot-initiative campaigns, spending close to $5 million in five states over the past year. The group got its start in 2015 with a $5 million grant from United Healthcare Workers West in California, part of the Service Employees International Union, which continues to be the group’s primary funder. (Jessie Hellmann, The Hill)   ...

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