Medicaid block grant bill advances despite opposition from Shelby Democrats

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 06, 2019 10:15 PM CT | Published: March 06, 2019 6:44 PM CT

Legislation requiring Gov. Bill Lee’s administration to seek a federal block grant for funding TennCare advanced in the House this week in spite of Shelby County lawmakers’ efforts to attach guidelines.

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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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