Speaking live on WWJ, the governor says it’s time to put emotions aside and work together toward a health care solution.
Sister Mary Ellen Howard, with Cabrini Clinic in Detroit, says there are about 200,000 people in Detroit who are uninsured.
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The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.
The Senate and House chambers are likely out of commission for at least two months as new carpet is installed and technology is upgraded.
Six Republican senators will meet over the summer to consider ways to possibly improve Medicaid expansion legislation pending in the Michigan Senate.
State Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday berated his fellow Republicans — telling them to do their jobs.
It’s essentially do-or-die time if legislators are going to make hundreds of thousands of more adults eligible for government-funded health insurance in January under the federal health care law.
The Republican-led Michigan House voted late Thursday to make hundreds of thousands more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, sending the legislation across the Capitol to a chamber where its prospects are less certain.