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This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics.
In this video, I discuss PA Republicans' strict ban on abortion coverage in the state health insurance exchange being created as part of ObamaCare that has now been signed into law and a group of Republican state senators who momentarily became fighters for Medicaid expansion and could have made it happen but then reversed their positions to allow its obstruction to continue.
For a transcript, links to the sources used in this story, and to browse the new categorized video archive, go to http://counterpointpa.org.
Stay tuned throughout this week for three more PA Headlines, including:
Education Funding in Comparison to Prison Funding: Analysis by the PBPC
DOMA Repeal Sets Off Dramatic Stand-Off in the PA House; LGBT Equality Legislation Introduced
Proposed Gun Restrictions in the PA Legislature; Study Shows PA with Highest Lost/Stolen Firearms from Dealerships
As well as The Breakdown, which this week will feature an exclusive interview with Sue Lyons, author of the resolution calling for a moratorium on fracking recently formally adopted as the official position of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party about fracking and her resolution.