BOBBY HARRISON: Democrats better hope nobody calls their bluff

Surveying the landscape from high above, predicting future outcomes based on past actions, there does not seem to be an easy solution to the current Medicaid impasse facing the Legislature and Gov. Phil Bryant.

The 2013 legislative session came to an end last week. Legislators left town without funding or reauthorizing the Division of Medicaid for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1.

Everyone acknowledges legislators will have to come back in special session before July 1 to deal with Medicaid. The governor says he does not intend to call that special session until an agreement is reached.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
4/11/13