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WATCH REPLAY: Condition of the State address

Kim Reynolds
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Kim Reynolds

Osceola Republican Kim Reynolds will make history again Tuesday when she becomes the first female governor to deliver a Condition of the State address to a joint session of the Iowa General Assembly.

Watch her address here, beginning at 10 a.m.:

FACT CHECK: Statements made during today's address

“150,000 more Iowans have mental health coverage today and have access to more local and modern services."

DHS has said nearly 151,000 people were estimated to be enrolled in fiscal year 2017 in the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan -- Iowa’s version of the Medicaid Expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act. This plan covers mental health care. But many of the Iowans enrolled in the program already received mental health care under Iowa’s previous county-based programs, so it is not accurate to say 150,000 more Iowans now have mental health coverage.

(Via The Gazette's Face Check team) 

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