For Immediate Release:
Feb. 8, 2013

(573) 751 - 4415
Senator Jamilah Nasheed touts Medicaid Expansion in Upcoming Press Conference

JEFFERSON CITY — On Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, will host a press conference — along with leaders of the St. Louis medical, business and civic community — to announce plans that push for the enactment of Medicaid expansion.

Senator Nasheed is sponsoring Senate Bill 131 to expand Medicaid for thousands of Missourians.  “This legislation will put $46 million in the state budget in the first year and $130 million over the next three years,” Sen. Nasheed stated. “It makes no sense not to pass this legislation, and it is time that we in St. Louis stand united in support of getting this done.”

Press Conference


Who: Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, community leaders

What: Discuss necessity of Medicaid expansion

When: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Grace Hill Water Tower Health Center, 4414 N. Florissant Ave. (I-70 at Grand and North)

Questions regarding this press conference may be directed to Sen. Nasheed’s office at
(573) 751-4415.