MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald isn’t ruling out taking a federal Medicaid expansion that incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants.
Fitzgerald told reporters Thursday it was too early to say whether he would object to such a move. His position is contrary to that of Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who has said expansion will not happen.READ MORE: At Duluth's Rose Garden, Thousands Of Vibrant Flowers Are Uniquely Situated On Lake Superior's Shore
Fitzgerald says he doesn’t see support for taking the federal money right now, “but there’s a lot of moving parts but I don’t want to be presumptuous and rule it out.”READ MORE: COVID Community Test Sites In Mpls., St. Paul, Bloomington To Close By End Of The Week
Walker did a partial expansion of Medicaid, but did not accept federal money to pay for covering people earning up to 138 percent of the poverty level.
Fitzgerald met privately with Evers Thursday morning.MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Among Metro Areas Included In Biden Plan To Curb Violent Crime
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