Newly Elected La. Governor Supports Medicaid Expansion
John Bel Edwards (D), who on Saturday won a runoff election to become Louisiana's next governor, has said he wants to expand the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Current Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), who is leaving office after reaching a state-mandated term limit, has opposed Medicaid expansion.
- "After Victory, Edwards Starts Piecing Together Transition" (DeSlatte, AP/Sacramento Bee, 11/22).
- "Louisiana Picks Medicaid-Expansion Supporter John Bel Edwards for Governor" (AP/Modern Healthcare, 11/22).