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Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, D-Md., discusses plans for legislation to create an individual mandate for health care at the state level and turn it into a down payment for people to get health insurance in the state during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. State Sen. Jim Rosapepe is standing left and Sen. Brian Feldman is standing right. (Brian Witte/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, D-Md., discusses plans for legislation to create an individual mandate for health care at the state level and turn it into a down payment for people to get health insurance in the state during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. State Sen. Jim Rosapepe is standing left and Sen. Brian Feldman is standing right. (Brian Witte/AP)

The GOP tax bill repealed the Affordable Care Act individual mandate last month. Now, a number of states are weighing their own mandates.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Maryland State Sen. Jim Rosapepe about a bill he co-sponsored to create an individual mandate in the state.

This segment aired on February 9, 2018.

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