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By Shaylee Ragar and Tim Pierce
Community News Service UM School of Journalism 

Legislative Roundup: House advances Medicaid expansion with work requirements, bill would incentivize film industry, 'Real Meat Act' passes

 

Shaylee Ragar / UM Legislative News Service

Democrats and Republicans are divided on what Montana's tax structure should like but have found some common ground

HELENA -- The Montana House of Representatives voted 61-37 Saturday to pass a controversial bill to extend Medicaid expansion.

The expanded program has enrolled nearly 96,000 Montanans to receive subsidized health insurance. The federal-state partnership was first passed into law in 2015 and includes a 90 percent funding match from the federal government through the Affordable Care Act.

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