Missouri lawmakers have never really seen eye to eye with Gov. Jay Nixon, and the beginning of the 2015 legislative session is no different.
Metropolitan Congregations United, in the wake of Ferguson, promises action on issues it says St. Louis has been talking about for years—issues important to the people of North County.
Barnes Jewish Hospital has started charging co-pays to uninsured patients, no matter how poor.
Much of the attention of this legislative session has focused on Gov. Jay Nixon’s failed efforts for Medicaid expansion, but there’s another side to the story.
With only a couple of days left in the legislative session, Gov. Jay Nixon is holding out hope for one of his most critical issues.
Hundreds of thousands of lower-income adults could regain Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago under a Missouri budget plan passed Friday that also boosts spending for public education.
Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a state budget that could restore Medicaid benefits that were cut a decade ago.
Rev. John Bennett, one of the individuals issued an active arrest warrant, said he called the protest a “rally for dignity”, and a mission to save the lives of hundreds of Missourians.
Supporters of expanding Missouri’s Medicaid program briefly interrupted debate in the state Senate to protest lawmakers’ refusal to accept federal dollars to expand the program.
A Republican lawmaker teams up with Democrats in efforts to expand Missouri’s Medicaid program to lower-income adults.