See below for key moments in today’s Virginia State Senate debate on expanding Medicaid in Virginia, ongoing right now.
First, here’s the Senate voting 22-18 (all Democrats, plus Republicans Hanger, Wagner and Chafin) to adopt Sen. Emmett Hanger’s floor amendment, which is the Medicaid expansion vehicle we are rooting for.
Next, see the vote (also 22-18 – all Dems, plus Republicans Hanger, Wagner and Chafin) to reject Majority Leader Tommy Norment’s set of anti-Medicaid-expansion amendments.
Looks like Hanger, Wagner and Chafin will be the 3 Senate Republicans getting Medicaid expansion across the finish line in the Virginia Senate https://t.co/jCjqtR1y6m
— Graham Moomaw (@gmoomaw) May 30, 2018
Debating work requirements…Senate: Amendment #1 by Senator Newman rejected, Chair Votes No (20-Y 20-N)
What on earth is Tommy Norment doing here? Accusing Frank Wagner of corruption?