Evers says he’s not giving up on Medicaid expansion

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Gov. Tony Evers says he's not giving up on his proposal to expand Medicaid despite JFC Republicans' plan to pull it from the budget, but he stopped short of saying he would veto a budget that didn't include it.
Meanwhile, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, dug in over his opposition to the plan and accused the guv of misleading the public.
During a Milwaukee news conference Thursday, Evers highlighted the federal money his proposal would draw, along with money the state would save while expanding Medicaid coverage to 82,000 residents. He was joined by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Dem lawmake...

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