(The Center Square) – Gov. Mike Parson is seeking a funding solution for Medicaid expansion after the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled it constitutional last week.
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In an unusually fast turnaround, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling on July 22 reversing a lower court’s decision that found the effort to expand Medicaid in the state was unconstitutional.
Gov. Eric Holcomb was surrounded Tuesday by Northwest Indiana children's health advocates, Chicago hospital leaders, and Region lawmakers as he ceremonially signed House Enrolled Act 1305.
ATLANTA – Democrats in the Republican-controlled General Assembly are asking GOP Gov. Brian Kemp to add Medicaid expansion to the legislature’s upcoming redistricting special session. A letter dated Tuesday signed by 67 Democratic members of the Georgia House and Senate called the need for legislative action to expand Medicaid coverage “urgent.” “This governor has made […]
Two bills passed through the Idaho Legislature in the 2021 session changed how Idaho’s public health districts are funded, and how much authority they have.
But Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling did not address how the state will pay for adding people to the state’s Medicaid program.
Republican-led Legislature refused to provide funding despite a majority of Missourians voting for expansion.
The ruling overturns Cole County Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem's decision in June.
(The Center Square) – The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled last year’s ballot initiative to expand Medicaid was constitutional, allowing 275,000 additional people to enroll for health care coverage.
Progressives are winning the argument for what politics and government should and could look like, says Misty Rebik, but their challenge is to “prove to working people that when Democrats are in power we work for them, not the powerful interests.”