Wyoming Senate rejects Obamacare Medicaid expansion

February 7, 2015 4:23 AM

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Wyoming Senate rejects Obamacare Medicaid expansion

CODY, Wyo. (Reuters) - The Wyoming Senate on Friday rejected a bill that would have supported the state's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, effectively shutting the door for the remainder of year.

Opponents of the measure in the Republican-dominated state senate voiced concerns about possible complications with its implementation, and argued that increased health spending would add to the federal debt.

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