Despite urging from Democrats, citizens, businesses and healthcare professionals, Republicans continue to stall.
Senate Republicans said they would hold a hearing on Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. But despite the many citizens who came to be heard — packing the committee room and overflowing into the lobby, according to Whitney Mich, Government Relations Coordinator for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan — there was no action from Senate Republicans.
There was no testimony. There was no vote.
Senate Democrats called for a vote. They called on their Republican counterparts to do the right thing. They provided the testimony Republicans wouldn’t hear from those who came to speak in support of Medicaid expansion, sharing stories of constituents in need.…