Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Begins Medicaid Waiver Expansion Process

Jun 11, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp is working on building a new healthcare waiver system. The governor has hired a firm to draw up plans in hopes of expanding Medicaid and giving a financial boost to private insurance buyers. How broad will the expansion program be and will there be a role for outside input before plans are finalized? 

Delta is about to lose $40 million due to a jet fuel tax exemption. The tax break has been the subject of fierce debate for years and has raised questions regarding whether conservative legislators are damaging the state’s reputation for being business friendly. PanelistsAdam Van Brimmer -- Editorial Editor, Savannah News Now Ed Lindsey -- Republican Strategist Dar’shun Kendrick -- Democratic State Representative, District 94 Ariel Hart -- Health Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution