Gov. John Kasich's choice to embrace the Medicaid expansion - from the conservative Republican point of view, a kind of entry drug to hard-core ObamaCare - has aroused intense opposition within his own party.
And now Republicans in the General Assembly are set to rewrite Kasich's proposed two-year budget to exclude the Medicaid expansion when they report out his budget.
On the surface it appears shocking that the Legislature would pass up an estimated $13 billion infusion of federal funds for medical care for the poor over the next seven years as well as provide an opportunity for an estimated 400,000 Ohioans to get Medicaid coverage.
Here's a conservative policy analysis linked to by the Ohio conservative group Ohio Rising on why they think its a bad idea, provided by Ohio Rising president Chris Littleton.
Here are two of the charts from that analysis: