He must be on one heck of a power trip, fueled by hot air and tea bags.
Michiganders who support Medicaid expansion — and that’s a majority, by most accounts — have been waiting all day for a vote in the Senate on Medicaid expansion. As of this writing, they’re still waiting.
After hours of deliberation, one vote went down swiftly. An alternative plan proposed by Sen. Bruce Caswell, which would have essentially eliminated Medicaid altogether and cost Michigan far more than Medicaid expansion, failed spectacularly, by a vote of 9-29.
Finally, after a lengthy “short” recess, the Senate got to the real thing: HB 4714, the Medicaid expansion bill passed by the House months ago.…