The House of Delegates took a first formal step to end Virginia’s budget impasse by again endorsing a version of Medicaid expansion.

Members of the House Tuesday passed a budget essentially the same as the one the state Senate rejected during the regular session.

But this version includes some tweaks aimed at wooing Senate Republican support for Medicaid expansion.

The vote was 67 to 33, as 48 of 49 Democrats joined 19 Republicans to support a budget for the next two years that includes Medicaid expansion. No Republican House members changed their votes

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Medicaid expansion again passes in Virginia House, moves to Senate