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Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders embrace Medicaid expansion


February 2, 2020

After a decade of opposition, Oklahoma's Republican leaders signaled a willingness to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income adults, although Oklahoma voters will have the final say on exactly what that expansion looks like.

Just days before the start of Oklahoma's legislative session, Gov. Kevin Stitt embraced a proposal from President Donald Trump's administration to expand health coverage for the working poor that would give states more control over spending, but cap how much the feds kick in. Republican leaders in the House and Senate said they were excited to work with Stitt on the d...

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