Full Senate could consider competing bills to expand Medicaid

Poll also shows Snyder leading likely Democratic opponent Mark Schuaer in head to head matchup

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Governor Rick Snyder spoke with WMUK, MLive Kalamazoo and the Battle Creek Enquirer during a visit to Kalamazoo on Thursday. 

Senate leaders say proposal will require waivers from federal government

The Senate Community Health Subcommittee did not approve Governor Rick Snyder’s proposal for a more than $1.4 million cut. Senator John Moolenar of Midland told Gongwer News Service that the state needs more physicians. Though Graduate Medical Education will have its current funding, the budget did not include an expansion for Medicaid.