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Beshear, Haynes discuss Affordable Health Care, state exchange in C-SPAN interviews


Gov. Steve Beshear and Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes today gave live interviews from the C-SPAN Bus during its visit to the State Capitol. The C-SPAN bus is making stops in Kentucky to spread the word about its First Ladies feature series and student documentary contest. Interactive technology aboard the bus gives fans a chance to learn more about the network’s event covering and other offerings, as well.
 

During Beshear’s interview, he reiterated his support for the Affordable Care Act, its impact on Kentucky and the reasons he believes the law is a necessity for Kentucky residents. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications during the interview, which can be seen below:
 
 


 
 

Haynes spoke more specifically about the state’s health insurance exchange, Kynect, which launched Tuesday as part of the Affordable Care Act rollout. Her interview can be seen below:
 
 


 
 


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