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By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has dropped plans to expand the state's Medicaid program after the Legislature declined to provide money for a measure approved by voters.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
Tuesday's primary election ballot includes a proposal to expand Medicaid alongside party candidates for governor, U.S. Congress and other state and local offices.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation.
Missouri's Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers' final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure.
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