Arkansas Senate Passes ‘Private Option,’ House Fails For A Third Time

Photo courtesy of the Arkansas Senate.

Photo courtesy of the Arkansas Senate.

The Arkansas House voted down a medicaid expansion compromise known as the “private option” today, according to a tweet from the Arkansas House of Representatives.

The final tally was 72 to 25. The House of Representatives was three votes short of passing the measure.

In contrast, the Arkansas Senate passed the “private option” with a final tally of 27 to 8, according to one of their tweets.

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