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Court ruling green-lights California’s aggressive move on health reform
Los Angeles Daily News

California’s bold embrace of the Affordable Care Act got a green light from the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, clearing the way for full implementation of a law that could provide health coverage for nearly 3 million uninsured state residents.

Although the court opened the door for states not to participate in a massive expansion of Medicaid, political leaders in California, which has been a national leader in pushing President Barack Obama’s signature policy initiative, didn’t hesitate.