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Salvation Army volunteer Cathy Brechtelsbauer looks over some client paperwork at the organization's office in Sioux Falls. Brechtelsbauer plans to work with some South Dakota lawmakers and others on a plan to persuade the 2014 South Dakota Legislature to expand the state’s Medicaid program despite resistance from Gov. Dennis Daugaard. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers)

SD lawmakers will be urged to expand Medicaid

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By Chet Brokaw


PIERRE (AP) — Some lawmakers and health care groups plan to ask the South Dakota Legislature next month to expand the state's Medicaid program to cover the medical costs of 48,000 more poor people, despite resistance from Gov. Dennis Daugaard.

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