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UPDATED: Battle over abortion-reversal bill starts unfolding in Legislature

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(Updated to reflect that Mae Winchester did not represent the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists at Wednesday's hearing, although she told the committee...

House panel advances abortion-reversal bill

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A House committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would make Kansas just one of a handful of states to require physicians to tell...

UPDATED: House committee removes money for Medicaid expansion

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(UPDATED: Adds response from the governor's office; explains premise of fiscal note for governor's plan; corrects Concannon's proposed amendment to bill) It was the debate...

Senate panel redirects Medicaid expansion money

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A key Senate committee on Thursday moved money for Medicaid expansion out of Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed budget to cover a revenue shortfall in...

Medicaid expansion supporters break through; win final House passage

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After a week of setbacks, Medicaid expansion supporters busted through in the Kansas House on Wednesday when the chamber voted to widen the healthcare...

Governor, Senate president square off on Medicaid expansion

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday denounced Senate efforts to block Medicaid expansion, which is likely now headed for a study committee after the Legislature...

UPDATED: Legislature sends abortion-reversal bill to governor

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(Updated to include links to how lawmakers voted and additional comment from senators.) With drug-induced abortions rising in Kansas, the Legislature on Friday approved a...

UPATED: Democrats try to force Medicaid expansion vote

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(Updated to include comment from Senate majority leader). As the Legislature broke for a month-long break on Friday evening, Democrats made their move to force...

Lawmakers consider tougher fines against unlicensed day cares

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Seven times in the last five years, a child has died at an unlicensed day care in Kansas. And without the help of law enforcement...

Kelly makes safe play on Farm Bureau bill, eying potential long-term gain

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The Farm Bureau's health benefit plan was politically precarious for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. Sign the bill and risk alienating parts of her base that...