Thursday, May 19, 2011

SoonerPoll: Fallin Right To Reject Health Dollars

A new SoonerPoll finds that most likely Oklahoma voters approve of Governor Fallin’s decision to refuse a federal grant to establish a health insurance exchange.

When asked which view comes closer to their own, 61.2 percent of respondents said Oklahoma should reject the federal money compared to only 23.2 percent who said Oklahoma should accept the money.

“By a margin of nearly three to one, Oklahomans are basically saying freedom is our birthright, and we’re not going to sell it for a $54 million mess of pottage,” said Brandon Dutcher, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs’ Vice President for Policy.

Read the entire analysis at

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