Fri June 28, 2013
The outlook for Medicaid expansion in Michigan
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.