Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are among dozens of states
struggling to find the money to implement the healthcare exchanges. The process is everything we warned about--expensive, bureaucratic, and incredibly time-consuming.
According to the Washington Examiner:
States have until Friday to declare whether they plan to operate a state-run health insurance exchange -- an open market for uninsured residents to purchase coverage -- or let the federal government run one for them.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sent a letter Wednesday to Obama asking for an extension and criticized his administration's timetable for complying with the law since it passed in March 2010.