Medicaid Expansion

Kansas State Capitol in Topeka
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KNSS News
March 07, 2020 - 10:45 am
Find out more on why Republicans in the Kansas Senate are not happy with the Majority leader.
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KNSS News
February 14, 2020 - 6:47 pm
A top lawmaker in Kansas is disputing a key talking point for GOP colleagues who are blocking a bipartisan plan to expand the state's Medicaid program.
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Plan for work requirement is focus of Kansas Medicaid debate
KNSS News
February 06, 2020 - 5:21 am
Republicans expect to consider a work requirement when a Kansas legislative committee this week begins debating a bipartisan bill for expanding Medicaid, and that's despite opposition to the idea from a GOP leader.
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Susan Wagle
John Whitmer Show
January 12, 2020 - 9:49 pm
Governor Laura Kelly and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning announced an agreement between Democrats and Republicans on a Medicad Expansion bill. Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle commented on the John Whitmer Show.
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KNSS News
January 09, 2020 - 8:53 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and a top Republican lawmaker have outlined a new proposal for expanding the state's Medicaid program. The deal between Gov. Laura Kelly and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning announced Thursday breaks an impasse that had allowed a handful of GOP leaders to thwart bipartisan...
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KNSS News
January 08, 2020 - 8:16 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and a top Republican legislator are preparing to unveil a bipartisan plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas. Kelly's office scheduled a Statehouse news conference for Thursday morning with Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning. The governor and the Overland Park Republican have...
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KNSS News
November 14, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Catholic dioceses in Kansas will not support expanding Medicaid unless the state passes a constitutional amendment and new laws restricting abortions. Chuck Weber, executive director of the Kansas Catholic Conference, told a House and Senate committee Wednesday the state’s four Catholic dioceses...
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Steve & Ted mornings
May 03, 2019 - 9:13 am
Ted gets reaction and analysis from KNSS' John Whitmer, plus a preview of Sunday's John Whitmer Show.
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April 08, 2019 - 7:10 pm
A legislative fight over expanding Medicaid in Kansas is delaying approval of the state's next annual budget as expansion supporters try to keep Republican opponents from blocking it for another year. Some top GOP lawmakers are conceding that an expansion plan could pass because expansion is a...
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April 03, 2019 - 4:33 am
Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas appear skittish about being able to block Medicaid expansion. They offered political cover Tuesday to moderate GOP colleagues if they back off their push for an expansion this year. State Senate President Susan Wagle told reporters that GOP leaders plan to have a...
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