Medicaid expansion fight resurfaces in states

Elsewhere, a coalition called Yes on 76 also had a short-lived attempt to put expansion on the ballot in Mississippi. Advocates launched a campaign on May 11 but were discouraged after the Mississippi Supreme Court struck down a voter-approved medical marijuana initiative. The ruling also temporarily blocks future ballot initiatives, calling the system “unworkable and inoperative.” On May 19, the coalition announced it would no longer move forward with a ballot campaign. The group is urging state legislators to pass an expansion bill and pushing for a special legislative session to reinstate the ballot process.Roll Call, Read More.

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