"The initiative process is a power and freedom that We the People have reserved to ourselves as a check on and to be independent of the General Assembly."
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The Missouri Times is following the citizen initiative process from the very beginning — from being submitted to rejected, withdrawn, or approved to signature collection and potentially to the ballot.
“We are confident when we say there is no single greater economic investment you can make in Missouri this year than fully funding Medicaid expansion.”
"The legislative process includes a hearing in at least five committees. The resulting language, reviewed and debated by 197 elected officials over weeks of debate, should not be changed by a single individual or judiciary branch."
On Tuesday, Missourians will decide on whether to expand Medicaid coverage after years of debate. Here’s a look at what Amendment 2 would do.
Missouri’s Medicaid expansion initiative has gained a new ally in the American Association of Retired Person (AARP) Missouri branch.
The Missouri Chamber has backed the Medicaid expansion effort as a “pro-jobs measure that will help fuel economic growth throughout our state.”
Medicaid expansion ballot measure allowed to continue after appeals court ruling.
A pair of lawsuits levied against the Medicaid expansion initiative, set to appear on the August ballot, failed in court Tuesday. And at least one organization plans to appeal the decision.
Missourians for Healthcare, the group supporting the Medicaid expansion initiative, is the subject of a new complaint with the Missouri Ethics Commission.