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House panel to tackle expansion, abortion, but not rest of budget (access required)


The House Appropriations Committee is meeting June 10, but the panel is not scheduled to take up the budget package approved in May by the Senate.

Instead, the committee is scheduled to tackle two measures: Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion, which is one component of the budget, and a proposal to allow for surprise inspections of abortion clinics.

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