18 GOP State Governors Defy Health Care Ruling
At least 18 governors have announced they will not move forward on the law and indicate they may not consider expanding Medicaid, since the court ruled in favor of Republicans saying that the federal government could not require states to expand their Medicaid rolls or threaten to withhold money to those states that did not agree.
In addition, GOP governors have indicated that they will not move forward on creating so-called insurance exchanges set to go into effect in 2014 by law and meant to be the state-based marketplaces where regulated insurance plans will be available for purchase.
Some on the list include Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. –torrance stephens