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Sen. John Hastert, D-Green River, right, and Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, take notes during the State of the State address by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on the first day of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature's budget session at the Jonah Business Center in Cheyenne. Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – A bill that would have looked into state alternatives to Medicaid expansion died in the state House on Monday – or, more accurately, was left to wither on the vine.

Senate File 86, sponsored by Sen. Charles Scott, R-Casper, was his answer to the Legislature’s failure during the last three years to pass an expansion of the state’s Medicaid coverage to some 20,000 low-income Wyomingites.

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