The beauty of Wyoming’s political system is that things can change positively if residents work at it.
Wyoming Medicaid expansion
The Wyoming Senate advanced a plan for Medicaid expansion, adding an work requirement amendment that the bill’s sponsor called a “poison pill.”
Rather than the fed-vetted SHARE plan, a legislative committee will back an alternative, much more complex bill crafted by the panel's chairman, Sen. Charles Scott.
Gov Mead supports a Dept. of Health Medicaid expansion plan, while key lawmakers intend to propose a version that would include health savings accounts.
A poll conducted by the Foundation for Government Accountability, a conservative think tank, asserts that 70 percent of Wyomingites disagree with Medicaid expansion.