Ohio Governor John Kasich is asking supporters of the state's food banks to help him convince his fellow Republicans in the Legislature to extend Medicaid coverage.
Many Republicans are averse to the federal health care law and expanding government programs. Medicaid expansion is one of the law's key components. Speaking at an event organized by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, Kasich says he sees a link in their missions to help those less fortunate. Kasich says rejecting expansion is unacceptable.