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February 14, 2019



Bill requiring work for Medicaid heads to House

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A bill to place work requirements on certain recipients of Medicaid in Wyoming made its way to the House floor Thursday.

Senate File 144, sponsored by Sen. Larry Hicks, R-Baggs, would require able-bodied Medicaid recipients between the ages of 19 and 64 to put in 20 hours a week through a combination of work, schooling, workforce training or volunteering with a local nonprofit.

The bill passed out of the House Labor, Health and Social Services Committee on Thursday morning on a 5-4 vote. It now heads to the House floor. It...



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