Despite opposition to block grant proposal, some Shelby Republicans say it’s worth pursuing

By Updated: October 21, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 21, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Even though public hearings have shown no support, some Shelby County Republicans continue supporting the pursuit of a Medicaid block grant proposal rather than conventional expansion.


Jim Coley Kevin Vaughan Mark White Paul Rose Tom Leatherwood
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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