Statement from Rep. Craig Ford

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  “Another session has come and gone without a vote on a state lottery. The legislature passed a teacher pay raise, only to have that raise taken away when the state’s PEEHIP Board hiked up their insurance rates. And we couldn’t find the money to fund Medicaid, but the governor did everything he could to put the taxpayers in an $800 million debt for the next 30 years so he could build new prisons for murderers, rapists and child molesters. This session has, without a doubt, been a spectacular failure.”

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