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Legislature rejects Medicaid expansion

By Jasmine Hall and Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Attempts were made in both chambers of the Wyoming Legislature on Friday to amend the 2023- 24 biennium budget to expand Medicaid coverage to more…

Medicaid expansion bill not introduced; issue not dead

By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE —Lawmakers in the House failed to introduce a bill on the floor by Friday’s deadline that would have expanded Medicaid coverage for Wyoming residents. But that doesn’t mean the…

Barrasso says caution needed in Medicaid expansion debate

By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via- Wyoming News Exchange RIVERTON — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso thinks Wyoming should decide against expanding Medicaid. Acknowledging that the decision is a matter for state government, not the U.S. Senate, Wyoming’s senior senator said…

Medicaid expansion would create almost 2,000 jobs, study says

By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Expanding Medicaid could create nearly 2,000 Wyoming jobs and grow the state’s overall economic output by $1.5 billion in five years, according to a new report published Thursday. The report…

Committee votes to advance Medicaid expansion bill

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — State lawmakers on the Joint Revenue Interim Committee voted 8-5 Tuesday to move forward with a bill authorizing Gov. Mark Gordon to expand Medicaid coverage in Wyoming. If…

Lawmakers to consider Medicaid expansion again

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Medicaid expansion could be back up for debate in the Wyoming Legislature’s 2020 session, as lawmakers will consider a bill to expand the program during a Joint Revenue…