While anything related to Obamacare has been a hotly partisan issue in Mississippi, Medicaid expansion is not so in many states. Six states with Republican governors have agreed to the expansion because of the major economic and health care benefits they expect from it.
Cost concerns are certainly justified, but Mississippi should at least have a debate on the issue. Gunn didn’t want one, even though he had the votes in the House to kill any expansion.
Education issues are getting a full airing this session. Why not Medicaid?
Daily Journal Editorial