Pence promotes health care proposal in DC
The Republican governor introduced his state proposal that he says would act as an alternative to Medicaid. In a speech to the American Enterprise Institute, Pence says his proposal would help expand health coverage for low-income residents but provide more flexibility to allow people to manage their own health care needs.
Pence says Republicans "need to be solutions conservatives" and his proposal keeps a focus on helping people "who deserve a better way."
The Indiana governor has been talked up among Republicans as a potential 2016 presidential candidate. He was headed to New York this week for meetings with the Republican Governors Association.
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