Tag Archive: HB 4714

Oct 14 2013

Open Letter to Our Legislators: You Have Been Given a Second Chance

This post is an open letter to our legislators.   Michigan Legislator, You have been given a second chance. To do the right thing,and regain lost support for 2014.  And second chances do not happen that often. The MIRS News service report  [1]  reported that because HB 4714 was NOT given immediate effect, that triggered …

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Aug 28 2013

Medicaid Expansion Passes Michigan Senate

Michigan Citizens, Unfortunately, the “Wall of Shame” just got bigger this evening as GOP Senators joined by Democrats voted to pass the Medicaid Expansion (HB4714). It was a marathon session with long recesses and Caucuses.  The first vote was 18 to 19 with Senator Patrick Colbeck not voting in order to deny Lt Governor Calley, …

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Aug 09 2013

I Didn’t See that Coming! + Special Invitation

“If we move in mass, be it ever so circuitously, we shall attain our object; but if we break into squads, everyone pursuing the path he thinks most direct, we become an easy conquest to those who can now barely hold us in check.” Thomas Jefferson letter to William Duane — 1811   I Didn’t …

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Jul 31 2013

Dog and Pony Show Update

  I attended most of today’s Government Operations Committee meeting otherwise known as the “dog and pony show” on the S-7 substitute Medicaid Expansion bill (pg 3 Sec. 105c Line 19 cites the ACA) The whole one and a half leading up to the 1:30pm break was mostly a pep rally  parade of the Expansion …

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Jul 30 2013

*BREAKING* Call to Action!

  “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.“ Thomas Paine American Crisis, No. 1 — 1776   CALL TO ACTION for supporters of free market alternatives to Medicaid Expansion! I just received this notification from Senator Colbeck late …

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Jul 29 2013

*ALERT* MI Medicaid Expansion Update!

  “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.“ Thomas Paine American Crisis, No. 1 — 1776 In this Issue I.) Information on Committee for Senate substitute (S-7) for Medicaid Expansion bill HB 4714 II.)Medicaid Expansion by any other …

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