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Senator Bitter Over Lack of Medicaid Funding

The next state budget does not include funding to expand Medicaid healthcare coverage to another 275-thousand low-income Missouri adults. The Republican-controlled Missouri Legislature refused to fund the expansion – setting up an expected court battle. John Rizzo, the top Democrat in the Missouri Senate, says the GOP is more concerned about their next office…

Some anti-expansion Republicans and Governor Parson have said the voter-approved ballot measure did not include a funding mechanism to expand Medicaid.

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