Eric Whitney, Montana Public Radio

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Name: Eric Whitney, Montana Public Radio
Date registered: December 11, 2014
URL: http://kaiserhealthnews.org

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  1. Montana’s Legislature Could Decide Medicaid Expansion’s Fate — November 9, 2018
  2. Tobacco Tax Battle Could Torch Montana Medicaid Expansion — November 5, 2018

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Montana’s Legislature Could Decide Medicaid Expansion’s Fate

A ballot initiative to fund Medicaid expansion with a tobacco tax failed in Montana on Tuesday. The expansion will expire in the state in June 2019, unless the legislature finds another way to fund it.

Tobacco Tax Battle Could Torch Montana Medicaid Expansion

A ballot initiative in Montana would tax cigarettes $2 a pack to help pay for the state’s Medicaid expansion. But the tobacco industry has spent more than $17 million fighting the effort.

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