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Board of regents endorses Brewer's budget, Medicaid plan

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Gov. Jan Brewer is pushing the Arizona Board of Regents to support her budget and Medicaid plan.

More than $58 million would be slotted to Arizona's universities.

On Thursday, the regents passed a resolution endorsing the governor's recommendations.

At one point, Brewer was on the fence about President Barack Obama's Medicaid plan, but now she says it's a good thing.

Brewer said the Medicaid proposal will bring $1.6 billion to the state in federal matched funds.

The governor said if Arizona doesn't support the Medicaid plan, the money will go to another state.

Stay with cbs5az.com for updates on this developing story.

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