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American Health Care Act

AHCA Medicaid cuts hurt schools, Kaine says

AHCA Medicaid cuts hurt schools, Kaine says

Schools around the country are watching as the Senate moves toward a vote on the highly controversial health care bill proposed by Senate Republicans Thursday.

The bill, similar to the House-approved American Health Care Act and in line with President Donald Trump's proposed budget, calls for cutting millions of federal dollars in Medicaid spending.

The Senate bill is not expected to be voted on until after the July 4 holiday because it doesn't have the minimum number of required votes from Democrats or Republicans needed to pass, according to the Associated Press. It may change to appease the GOP senators who have said they will vote against it as it's currently...