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Six Republican counties in WNC pledged their support for Medicaid expansion. What’s changed?

By Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven Nearly an hour into the August meeting of Macon County’s board of commissioners, Casey Cooper approached the podium. Cooper is the CEO of the Cherokee Indian Hospital. In addition to running the hospital, Cooper serves on a handful of different boards and has three kids — in other words, he’s busy.  “In […]