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Morning Mix February 17, 2020: Federal Court Rules Arkansas Medicaid Work-Requirement Unconstitutional

A federal court of appeals upheld the lower court’s ruling that Arkansas’ work-requirement for Medicaid benefits was “arbitrary and capricious.” Governor Asa Hutchinson hopes that the U.S. Supreme Court will review the ruling. 18,000 Arkansans lost Medicaid benefits after the state instituted the work requirement, their future is unclear. Presidential hopeful/former New York City mayor…