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Budget Blaming

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President Bush's recent tax cut has made $20 billion available to help ailing federally-funded state programs. The states have been suffering from the rising costs of programs such as Medicaid. NPR's Greg Allen reports from Kansas City, Missouri, where Medicaid takes up one-sixth of the state's billion-dollar budget.