medicaid expansion

Community Health Director says sign up won't start until program and technology are in place

Gov. Snyder signed the legislation in a ceremony Monday.

Senate approved bill last week, but without enough votes for "immediate effect"

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The State Senate narrowly approved expansion of Medicaid coverage Tuesday. The Gongwer News Service says the final vote of 20-to-18 followed a one-vote rejection of the plan earlier in the day.

The measure was voted down 29-9.