Maine Governor LePage asks top U.S. court to weigh in on Medicaid fight

February 13, 2015 9:35 PM

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AUGUSTA, Maine (Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute with the federal government over the state's effort to trim some young people from its Medicaid rolls.

In a 172-page petition, the Republican LePage administration questioned a lower court ruling that affirmed the federal government decision to reject the state's plan to cut 19- and 20-year-olds from Medicaid.

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