Burris' defeat seen as cloud for Medicaid

Senate leader: Result cuts into private-option support

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 4:48 a.m.

A day after an architect of the state's private-option program lost a state Senate race to a private-option foe, the state Senate's leader said Wednesday that it's difficult to foresee the Senate reauthorizing funding for the state's private-option program in next year's session.

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