It wasn’t surprising that the Legislative Council voted to sue Gov. Bill Walker over his decision to expand Medicaid. Anyone who read the July 30 Anchorage Dispatch News opinion pages should have expected it.
Rep. John Coghill, R-North Pole, argued Walker likely violated state law. But despite his detailed legal analysis, this is just another salvo of “just say no” politics Republican legislative leaders have embraced ever since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010.