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  • Some winners, some losers in the 2021 Wyoming Legislative session.

    The 2021 Legislative Session adjourns on Tuesday April 7. Here are some of the bills we’ve been watching. Wyoming Senate killed Medicaid expansion, again. Facing enormous political pressure, and failing to agree on verifiable facts, the Wyoming Legislature declined to close the Medicaid gap in Wyoming, which advocates have pushed…

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  • ACTION ALERT: Tell your Representatives to vote for a healthy Wyoming!

    Congress is offering Wyoming $120 million to update its Medicaid program and extend insurance coverage to 25,000 low-income adults. BEFORE MONDAY 3/22/2021: Tell your Wyoming Senator to vote “YES” on Senate File 154, “Medicaid expansion with federal match requirements” to improve Wyoming’s health, our healthcare system, and our economy. Tell…

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  • ACTION ALERT: Medicaid Expansion Bills

    Medicaid Next Steps First, take a minute to celebrate! Senate File 154 “Medicaid expansion with federal match requirements” passed the Senate Labor Health Committee with a 3-2 vote and advanced to the Senate floor. A Medicaid Expansion bill has not made it to the floor of the Wyoming senate in…

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