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In proposing to maintain the option to expand Medicaid, @WIStateSenLTJ  says she did not have health insurance until becoming a lawmaker. She says she discovered she had a 5-pound tumor 6 months into her tenure and would have known about it sooner if she had health insurance.

@JonErpenbach  . ahead of JFC vote says Republicans are going to make a "generational mistake " by removing Evers' proposal to expand Medicaid. "We aren't going to get that billion dollars back if they say no, " he said at a press conference.

@WIStateSenLTJ  Committee co-chairman s @repbornays  the Democrats aren't being honest about what Medicaid expansion is. "This is a health insurance-welfare program and anyone that can’t be honest about what it is, why are even talking about it? "

Committee votes 12-4 to remove nearly 400 items @WISuptTonyEvers  proposed for the next state budget, including higher-profile items of legalizing marijuana, expanding Medicaid, capping enrollment in voucher programs, etc.

Democrats now arguing for not killing Medicaid expansion Rejecting@WISuptTonyEvers  call to expand Medicaid means Wisconsin will lose out on $1.6 billion in federal funding Democrats say that will put pressure on other areas of the budget GOP have opposed expansion for years

Set back today for Medicaid expansion. Not fatal, but potentially more difficult.

The proposed budget includes funding for many one-time projects, including improvements to the Capitol building. Notably not in the budget was $1.9 billion to expand Medicaid.

The ruling is a victory for Secretary of State Steve Barnett and fiscal conservatives in the Legislature. It’s a potential setback for Medicaid expansion.

A new partnership will help connect medicaid'>Michigan Medicaid members with free cell phones and monthly service.

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"The bill signed by President Biden would give Mississippi - the poorest state in the country - an estimated $600 million to expand Medicaid to roughly 200,000 to 300,000 people in the state." Health insurance for 250,000 people! Governor Reeves says no.

REPUBLICANS IN THE SENATE VOTED THIS WEEK TO CUT MEDICARE AND MEDICAID IN HALF The GOP just keeps coming for your health care again and again and again and again. And this time, they want to do it while extending President@realDonaldTrump ’s tax cuts for the wealthiest few. No

Proud of all the Americans who showed up to vote yesterday, electing a set of hopeful, forward-thinking leaders primed to protect Medicaid, draw fair voting maps, and reduce gun violence. A great night for our country—one that’ll leave a lasting legacy.

Call your representatives today and demand they pass the #FamiliesFirst  coronavirus bill. It contains: - Free testing - 14 days paid sick leave - 3 months paid family leave - Expanded unemployment insurance & food security - Medicaid funds Lives are on the line. (202) 224-3121

Trump's budget is one of his cruelest proposals yet. It would: — Cut $850,000,000,000 from Medicare — Cut $270,000,000,000 from Medicaid — Cut $30,000,000,000 from Social SecuritySwing voters, if you're listening: Take note of where Trump's priorities lie.

With every petty attack on John McCain, Trump diverts attention from the fact that his budget cuts: --$1.5 trillion from Medicaid --$845 billion from Medicare --$25 billion from Social Security He'd rather keep the nation focused on his feud with the deceased than his agenda.

SCOOP: Trump administration blocks states from using Medicaid to respond to coronavirus crisis

Make no mistake: After they borrow $1.5 trillion to pass a windfall tax break for corporations and the rich, Trump, Ryan, and McConnell will seek cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security to pay it back.

"Sorry, we have to cut your Medicaid. There's just not enough money" -- guy flying on a Lear Jet charter to Aspen.

Seriously. This is BANANAS. You couldn't get ALL 50 state Medicaid directors to agree any anything else in health care policy.

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