|By Bill Toland, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The federal government, according to a report issued Wednesday morning, has already spent more than
More spending is around the corner, as new grants are scheduled to be issued in mid-February.
Twenty-eight states, as well as
A report commissioned by the state
The 2010 health industry overhaul, known as the Affordable Care Act, allowed states to choose between creating their own exchange or joining one operated by the federal government.
While the exchanges themselves aren't terribly controversial, the constitutionality of the "individual mandate" provision is, and the issue is set to be reviewed by the
Unsaid in Wednesday's report is that many of the states slow to design and implement the exchanges are controlled by Republican governors, legislatures or both.
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