Rick Snyder

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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5:13 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Senate adjourns without vote on Medicaid

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Governor Snyder urged Senate to "take vote, not a vacation"
A plan to expand Medicaid coverage in Michigan remains stalled -- and could be on life support -- in the state Legislature as a summer break approaches. The Republican-led state Senate adjourned for summer break Thursday without voting on the proposal, potentially crippling a plan that eventually might have expanded the government health insurance program to an estimated 470,000 additional state residents.
Medicaid expansion
8:47 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Medicaid expansion stalled in state Senate

State Capitol - File photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Interview with John Lindstrom

Update: The Senate has adjourned without a vote on Medicaid expansion (MLive story)

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9:40 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Snyder cuts short Israel trip to push for Medicaid expansion in Michigan

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Governor hopes to persuade Senate Republicans to support plan to expand health care coverage for poor
LANSING - A proposal to expand and reform Medicaid in Michigan remains stalled in the state Senate. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder - who supports Medicaid expansion - is cutting short his trade trip to Israel and is expected to be back in Michigan by mid-morning Thursday, according to Lt. Gov.