Bachmeier talks about 2019 legislative session


April 29, 2019

Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, said Friday that a big win for Montana this year was that the Legislature ultimately succeeded in getting the Medicaid expansion bill across the finish line to protect more than 96,000 Montanans.

“That being said, Medicaid expansion came with a great deal compromise between the Democrats and the moderate Republicans, and although I am proud of the work we did to come up with a bipartisan solution, it definitely was a tough compromise on some components of Medicaid,” he said, “But, ultimately, we did what Montanans wanted us to do, work together, and we...

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