The effort has also had some help from a progressive, Washington-based nonprofit called the Fairness Project, which has offered legal and logistical assistance to campaigns in all four states, and is driving the ballot initiative strategy as a new frontier in the national fray over health care. They’ve sent significant financial help, including at least $1.3 million to Nebraska, $2.7 million to Utah, $400,000 to Montana, and $500,000 to help get the Idaho proposition on the ballot.

“The movement to expand access to health care is the most powerful force in American politics today,” said Jonathan Schleifer, the Fairness Project’s executive director.
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