SQ 802 proponents looking for election date from Governor Stitt

With health care in the spotlight, more attention is being paid to the “Yes on 802” initiative for Medicaid expansion.

Supporters say it will help upward of 200,000 Oklahomans get access to health care.

The campaign signs out in front of a midtown home let people know they were at the right place, a supporters of Yes on 802 meeting.

“We’re all enthusiastic and want to make a difference,” said Amanda Blackman.

Medicaid expansion has been embraced by 36 other states, and the 802 initiative is hoping to make Oklahoma 37 by making it part of the state constitution.

“We broke the record for the number of signatures ever collected for an initiative petition,” said campaign manager Amber England.

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