Arkansas Governor Signs Bill Keeping Medicaid Expansion

11 March, 2018, 01:34 | Author: Irene Delgado
  • Time is ticking on Medicaid expansion

Under former President Barack Obama's health law, states got the option of expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income adults.

After 59 days of the 60-day session left Virginia with a multi-million dollar standoff over Medicaid expansion, the General Assembly voted unanimously Friday to request a special session to deal with the two-year state budget. As for the House, he said, "it's turning into a comedy".

"They went off on all sorts of tangents", Landes said.

Gov. Ralph Northam could also call a special session.

If lawmakers do end up passing a budget - but it does not include Medicaid expansion - Northam will likely step in. "We'll have a budget".

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After the House of Delegates refused to accept a state Senate resolution calling for a special session on the budget, Senate Majority Leader

Earlier on Thursday, Jones asked the House to defer action on Senate Bill 915, proposed by Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, as a limited alternative to full expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but without money in the Senate budget to pay for it.

While the regular General Assembly session ends Saturday, the threat of the state's first government shutdown does not come into play until the end of the budget year on June 30. He had planned to amend it with a substitute bill to carry out Medicaid expansion, as proposed in the House budget, as a way to allow Senate Republicans to vote on the issue outside of the budget. As Del. Kathy Byron, who represents a large northeastern area of Franklin County, explained in her weekly newsletter: "Effectively, the House budget is putting the Commonwealth's fiscal future at grave risk, signing onto a funding stream that the White House and Republicans in Congress are committed to abolishing".

"I'm optimistic that they'll find a solution", said John O. Locally, of course, our GOP senators are not taking this lightly and oppose the House's original plan.



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