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Missouri Voters Will Soon Settle Long-Running Debates Over Medicaid Expansion

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Aviva Okeson-Haberman
The Jackson County Board of Elections is offering curbside voting, according to director Corey Dillion.

Conservative opponents worry about financing an expansion of Medicaid in Missouri. Advocates say it could save the state money.

Missouri could join 38 other states in expanding Medicaid if voters approve Amendment 2 on the Aug. 4 ballot.

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