A group of faith leaders delivers baskets of loaves of bread and paper fish to the offices of each lawmaker and the governor at the legislative office complex in Nashville on Monday to urge them to accept federal Medicaid expansion money. The groups said the loaves and fish are symbolic of the story of Jesus feeding the multitude, and that the Republican governor can use the money to ensure thousands have health insurance.
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published Monday, April 8th, 2013
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NASHVILLE — Faith leaders from across Tennessee gathered at the Capitol on Monday to speak out for the poor, while the governor and lawmakers consider initiatives affecting health insurance and welfare benefits.