Michigan medicaid expansion

6:26 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Michigan Senate Republicans form work group on Medicaid

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Senate adjourned last week without vote on Medicaid expansion in state
State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, has formed a work group to study possbible Medicaid expansion in Michigan - an issue that he said is not dead, despite a decision last week by senators to leave for summer break without taking a vote on it.
Medicaid expansion
2:23 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Snyder makes pitch for Medicaid expansion in West Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR


Governor Snyder made a stop Wednesday morning at Pennock Hospital in Hastings before heading on to the Family Health Center in Battle Creek. 

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9:33 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Snyder wants Medicaid expansion, but "can't force Senate to vote"

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Governor has events planned in Hastings and Battle Creek on Wednesday
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday stood by his stance against summoning Senate Republicans back to Lansing to vote on expanding Michigan's Medicaid program, saying he couldn't force a vote even if he did.
8:48 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Snyder plans talks throughout state on Medicaid expansion

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Snyder has spent months lobbying for expansion of federal health coverage for low-income people
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who recently blasted Senate Republicans for beginning summer break without voting on a Medicaid expansion and reform plan, is heading out on the road to tout the benefits of the proposal. Snyder's office on Monday announced "A Conversation With the Governor," a series of informal discussions with various audiences across the state.
Medicaid expansion on hold
1:01 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Fallout continues from lack of Medicaid vote

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

The state Senate has gone on summer recess without a vote on Medicaid expansion. 

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