The State House had already passed a version of a bill that would extend Medicaid benefits to about 320,000 low-income residents in 2014. The State Senate stalled the measure until this week, when it passed a version with some new elements.
WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, State House lawmakers are again preparing to vote on Medicaid expansion.
A local state legislator says he'll be closely watching Governor Snyder's state-of-the-state address tonight, hoping to hear a plan for more help for struggling local governments. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.