Tag Archives: Gary Alexander

Check out the revisions to the Alexander Group’s Medicaid expansion feasibility study

On Jan. 17, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services fulfilled a request by several news organizations to see revisions of a report by the Rhode Island-based Alexander Group, which said expanding Medicaid in Maine under the federal Affordable Care Act would cost the state $807 million. It was clear from the time the […]

Round-up: Alexander and the gov’s race, $2 billion for roads, and Utah’s gay marriage double-take

Another day, another #mepolitics roundup.  Cutler, Michaud weigh in on Medicaid expansion study Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler held a press conference Tuesday morning to blast the Medicaid feasibility study conducted by the Alexander Group and to call for Gov. Paul LePage, his Republican opponent in 2014, to be “fired.” Alexander’s report includes a dire […]

Round-up: Religious freedom, Cain’s endorsements and Gary Alexander

The second regular session is in full gear after the gavels fell in the Maine House and Senate last week. Here’s a few items that crossed my radar screen that should be passed along, and some political news we’ll be following this week. Burns ‘religious freedom’ bill on deck Rep. David Burns, R-Whiting, introduced a […]

DHHS to release Alexander Group report on Medicaid expansion Friday

Mary Mayhew at a news conference

A day after being urged by the attorney general to release a much sought-after study on a potential Medicaid expansion in Maine, Gov. Paul LePage announced that the report — and its author — would be made available to the press on Friday. The report, titled “The Feasibility of Medicaid Expansion in Maine under the […]