Missouri Senate budget writers endorse $146 million health care expansion

Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 4:15 p.m. CDT; updated 11:26 a.m. CDT, Thursday, September 3, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — House Republicans had rejected it, but Senate budget writers agreed Thursday to provide nearly $146 million for an expansion of government-funded health care to low-income parents.