The Missouri State Senate on Friday night voted to renew a hospital tax that provides some $4 billion annually for Medicaid despite opposition from some GOP members trying to ban Planned Parenthood as a provider, the Kansas City Star reports.
The GOP-majority body voted 28-5 to pass the tax, known as the Federal Reimbursement Allowance or FRA, which expires Sept. 30, after Republican Gov. Mike Parson threatened to . . .