Ed Towns

Congressional Black Caucus members call for Medicaid funding extension

Three members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for extended federal Medicaid assistance for states to help blacks, who a study has found are disproportionately affected by state Medicaid cuts.

AARP warns Congress against inaction on Medicaid funding

AARP warns Congress against inaction on Medicaid funding

The powerful seniors' lobbying group AARP has entered the debate over extended Medicaid funding for states. It sent a letter to every member of Congress pushing for approval of the funds.