Gov. Rick Snyder's failure to persuade the GOP-led Senate to offer medical insurance to low-income adults lays bare the fundamental difference between his approach to the contentious federal health care law and that of many of his fellow Republicans.
The Republican-dominated Michigan Senate adjourned Thursday without voting to provide medical insurance to hundreds of thousands of low-income adults under the federal health care law, prompting an uncharacteristically angry Gov. Rick Snyder to demand an up-or-down vote.
When Gov. Rick Snyder last visited Israel 14 years ago, he was a venture capitalist looking to invest in startups. Now, he's asking Israeli companies and government leaders to consider doing business in Michigan.
The Republican-led Michigan House late Thursday voted to make hundreds of thousands of more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, sending the legislation across the Capitol to a chamber where its future may be less uncertain.