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Health care fight to continue after session ends

HELENA (AP) — The Montana legislative session may be over, but Medicaid expansion advocates say the fight to get health insurance to the working poor will continue.

Advocates and Gov. Steve Bullock are considering their options after the Legislature killed the governor's bill to expand Medicaid to up to 70,000 Montanans who cannot afford to purchase health insurance.

Bullock hinted at calling the Legislature back into special session, but said Friday he'd first let the dust settle before deciding on a course of action.

Montana Human Rights Director Kim Abbott said her group and others are cons...


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