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6/1/2015 Group Watch: Dire Predictions & Possible Solutions

The House-passed general fund budget includes cuts to Alabama’s Medicaid Agency that, according to Dr. Don Williamson, Chair of the Medicaid Transition Task force, could prove disastrous. Click on the link below to readĀ more of his predictions. But while the regular session of the legislature is drawing to a close, House Speaker Mike Hubbard suggested last week that a special session will take place and probably in mid-August. The special session is needed to find solutions to the shortfalls in the General Fund budget, and by the time it convenes, Hubbard said he believes there will be new information and recommendations from his task force, which was created to study the impacts of earmarking and combining the state’s two budgets. Read moreĀ here.

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