Media Releases October 1, 2021

The Fairness Project Applauds Official Start of Missouri Medicaid Enrollment

In August 2020, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, after years of politicians failing to act, Missourians voted to expand Medicaid and deliver health care to over 275,000 of their friends, family, and neighbors. Today, over one year later, Missourians are finally able to enroll in Medicaid coverage. 

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Media Releases September 14, 2021

ICYMI: Kelly Hall of The Fairness Project Talks Progressive Ballot Measures in 2021-22

Washington, DC– Kelly Hall, the Executive Director of the Fairness Project spoke with The Great Battlefield podcast about ballot measure campaigns in red and purple states and how they can be used to advance broadly-supported policies and improve the lives of working people.

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Media Releases July 22, 2021

Missouri Supreme Court Sides with Voters: Medicaid Expansion Will Proceed

The Fairness Project supported the Healthcare for Missouri campaign that successfully passed Missouri’s Medicaid expansion constitutional amendment in August 2020. Medicaid coverage for 275,000 Missourians was set to begin on July 1, 2021, but has been delayed due to Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s refusal to implement the law.

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Media Releases May 20, 2021

Lawsuit Filed to Enforce Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

The Fairness Project and its partners in Missouri led the campaign to put Medicaid expansion into that state’s constitution last year. The voter-approved law requires Missouri to provide healthcare starting July 1 of this year, but Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced he would attempt to ignore the constitutional requirement.

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Media Releases May 19, 2021

The Fairness Project and Its State Partners Suspend Mississippi Medicaid Expansion Campaign

In the wake of the Mississippi Supreme Court’s decision last week to overturn a voter-approved medical marijuana law and effectively block voters from placing new measures on the 2022 ballot, The Fairness Project and its partners announced today that they are reluctantly suspending their Medicaid expansion ballot campaign in the state. 

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