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RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory is poised to sign legislation that rejects major parts of the federal health care law after Republican lawmakers gave final approval to the measure Tuesday.
The Republican governor supports the effort to block a state-sponsored insurance exchange and the expansion of Medicaid coverage to 500,000 low-income residents. McCrory campaigned against President Barack Obama’s health care law and now says the state’s health care program is too troubled to consider adding more recipients.