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Alaska's Young votes for health care law overhaul

 


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young was among a majority of House members who voted Thursday to change the Obama-era

health care law, saying inaction on fixing what he sees as a

broken system was not an option.

The move toward dismantling the law came as the governor of Alaska, Bill Walker, said the state stood to be the most negatively impacted by the

bill.

“Today is not great,” Alaska insurance director Lori Wing-Heier said.

Young had been undecided on the bill as of Wednesday, his spokesman, Matt Shuckerow, said.

But Young said Thursday he received commitments from...



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