Medicaid expansion supporters address potential cuts

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Local supporters of Governor John Bel Edwards’ Medicaid expansion program took part in a roundtable discussion Wednesday.

They discussed both the governor’s plan and the position of his challenger Eddie Rispone.

News tens Renee Allen was at the meeting, she says, “A round table discussion is only as effective as the people in attendance. We have local lawmakers along with local health care professionals all who say they have a vested interest in the governor’s Medicaid plan and where it could be headed.”

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