House Speaker Jeremy Gillam
announced today the House members on the task force
established by Gov. Asa Hutchinson'
s legislative plan to continue the Obamacare Medicaid expansion
through 2017 while studying alternative plans for delivery of federally financed health insurance coverage.
In the House: Reps. Kim Hammer (speaker's designee), Michaelle Gray (majority leader's designee), Deborah Ferguson (minority leader's designee), Charlie Collins, David Meeks, Reginald Murdock (the only other Democrat), Joe Farrer, Justin Boyd.
UPDATE: Senate President Jonathan Dismang
John Cooper, Linda Chesterfield (the only Democrat), Cecile Bledsoe, Jason Rapert, David Sanders and Terry Rice. The Senate majority and minority leaders — Jim Hendren and Keith Ingram — also are task force members in the legislation.