Legislators still wrangle with HealthNet

General Assembly races against the clock to beat today’s close of session.
Friday, May 18, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:21 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — With a deadline fast approaching, legislative leaders expressed new optimism Thursday that a deal could be struck on legislation revamping the state’s Medicaid health care program for the poor.