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Republican-sponsored Medicaid expansion bill halted for the year in Tennessee legislature

By The Tennessean  
   March 12, 2020

A bill from a Republican lawmaker aimed at expanding Medicaid in Tennessee under the Affordable Care Act was halted for the year Wednesday after its sponsor said he didn't have enough votes to move it forward. After giving an impassioned speech about why he thought the measure was necessary, Rep. Ron Travis, R-Dayton, opted to stop short of having the House TennCare Subcommittee vote on the bill.

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