In her annual State of the State address, Brewer acknowledged the pragmatism behind her decision, saying she agreed to go with the expansion in order to receive the program’s funds and create jobs for the people of Arizona.
In her speech to state lawmakers, Brewer begrudgingly admitted her decision was also based on Obama’s re-election and last year’s Supreme Court ruling making Obamacare is the law of the land.
“Try as we might, the law was upheld by the United States Supreme Court,” Brewer said. “The Affordable Care Act is not going anywhere, at least for the time being."read more