Windy Boy expects Caferro Medicaid expansion bill to be tabled
February 11, 2019
Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, said from Helena during a teleconference in Havre that negotiations on the future of Montana's Medicaid expansion will not be a compromise but rather an unavoidable choice between two alternatives, and he expects the bill he likes to be tabled.
Windy Boy said that he prefers the bill written by Rep. Mary Caferro, D-Helena, to extend the sunset for Medicaid, but after speaking with Rep. Edward Buttrey, R-Great Falls, about the bill he will be introducing, Windy Boy said he believes Caferro's bill will be tabled in committee.
"I asked him point blank,...