As Clock Ticks, Chance for Medicaid Expansion Dwindles

Updated, May 8, 1:40 p.m.:

With the prospect of Medicaid expansion on life support, protesters gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday to urge state leadership to expand coverage to poor adults, and state Democrats announced that they’re still searching for a legislative vehicle to expand coverage. 

“It appears as if we are going to miss an opportunity and that is to the detriment to the people below the poverty level who work and don’t have health care,” state Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, said at a news conference held by Democrats, noting that the legislation that would ...

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