Another big win for Obamacare comes out of the Deep South, where newly-elected Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards just signed an executive order to dramatically expand Medicaid in the Bayou State. 

"We are consistently ranked one of the poorest and unhealthiest states, and this cycle will not be broken as long as anyone in Louisiana has to choose between their health and their financial security," Edwards said before signing the order, according to the New York Times

Edwards claims that roughly 300,000 Louisianans will be able to sign up for Medicaid now that the state has raised the income eligibility threshold to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. In return for raising the threshold, the state will receive a major infusion of federal dollars to pay for the new enrollees' care. 

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