Wyo Medicaid Expansion Killed In House First Day Of Session
It's just a few hours into the start of the Wyoming 2020 legislative session and the Wyoming House did not give Medicaid expansion the 2/3 vote it needed to make consideration.
The state of Wyoming alternates years between budget sessions and law making sessions. 2020 is a budget session. That means any bill that is not directly related to the budget must receive a two-thirds vote to become the exception.
Rep. Cathy Connolly, Democrat from Laramie, plans to try and bring the bill back before the Friday deadline.
While there are those like Rep. Connolly pushing for Medicaid expansion, there are a host of other's in Wyoming who say that expansion would be as bad for Wyoming as it has been for other states that have expanded it and they plan to continue the fight against it.