GOP Blocks Dems’ Effort To Pass Medicaid Bill By UC

By Amy Lotven / July 29, 2020 at 9:30 PM
Senate Republicans Wednesday (July 29) blocked Democratic Sens. Mark Warner (VA) and Doug Jones’(AL) attempt to pass by unanimous consent legislation that would provide new Medicaid expansion states 100% of federal match funding for the first three years, while Democrats stopped Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) amendment to maintain certain consumer protections should the Affordable Care Act be thrown out. The Senate action came the same day Democrats filed their reply briefs in the high-profile challenge to the ACA, now known...

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