Michigan House committee approves Medicaid expansion bill

9:41 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Michigan House committee approves Medicaid expansion bill

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House could vote on bill this week, Senate next week
LANSING - A proposal to expand Medicaid under federal health care law has cleared its first hurdle in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature. The House's Michigan Competitiveness Committee advanced House Bill 4714 on Wednesday by a 9-5 vote - sending the measure to the House floor. Republicans were divided while Democrats generally supported the proposal.