House Democrats to push Medicaid expansion in special session

By Updated: August 23, 2019 6:17 AM CT | Published: August 22, 2019 1:23 PM CT

The House Democratic Caucus is set to push legislation to expand Medicaid in Tennessee in Friday’s special session of the Legislature, saying the state has lost out on more than $5 billion by refusing to take federal funds under the Affordable Care Act.


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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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