Oklahoma Voters Apparently Pass Medicaid Expansion in Major Rebuke to Republicans

elections.ap.org/… The Associated Press has called a narrow victory in a vote to expand Medicaid by constitutional amendment in Oklahoma, one of the most Republican states. With all precincts reporting, the vote has 50.48% or 340,279 voting “Yes” for the amendment, and 333,761 voting against. The urban counties, primarily Oklahoma County and Tulsa County, outvoted the rural areas that…

Medicaid Expansion Qualifies for Oklahoma Ballot

http://www.msn.com/… Oklahoma Attorney General Michael Rogers has notified Governor Kevin Stitt that an initiative to expand Medicaid has qualified to be placed on the ballot this year. More than enough valid signatures were collected in the fall to require a vote which will be known as State Question 802. Stitt, a Republican who opposes expansion,…

Oklahoma, How Does It Work? SCOTUS buys time to try to figure it out…

Supreme Court news today is dominated by the ugly mess that is the political gerrymandering case and the (at least temporary) victory on the Census citizenship question. Buried way down on the SCOTUS page, the Court did something very unusual. Instead of ruling on a case that it heard this session, it relisted it for…