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The outlook for Medicaid expansion in Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
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WKAR

Governor Snyder came to Southwest Michigan this week to try and rally support for expanding Medicaid. 

State House Speaker Jase Bolger made the case in a guest column for MLive Kalamazoo. But the proposal has passed the House with bi-partisan support. It's stalled in the state Senate. 

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville has convened a working group of Republican Senators (MLive story). They plan meetings during the summer on the Medicaid issue. 

Gongwer News Service editor Zach Gorchow blogs about how needing a majority of Republican Senators has complicated the issue. 

Gordon Evans became WMUK's Content Director in 2019 after more than 20 years as an anchor, host and reporter. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he began work at WMUK in 1996.
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