Lawmakers plan hearings on Missouri governor’s insurance program
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 11, 2008
House Republicans in Missouri have undertaken a comprehensive study that could jeopardize Gov. Matt Blunt's schedule for implementing his "Insure Missouri" program. The program ould cover about 54,431 working parents whose incomes fall below the poverty line. The House Special Committee on Health Care Transformation will hold 23 hearings over the next six weeks to scrutinize the governor's program and examine other ways to help the uninsured.