UPATED: Democrats try to force Medicaid expansion vote


(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 a vote on Medicaid expansion in the Senate.

In the last action of the day Friday, Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley made a motion to pull the Medicaid expansion bill passed by the House out of a Senate committee.

"The purpose of this motion is to allow for a debate and vote for Medicaid expansion on the floor of the Kansas Senate in this legislative session," Hensley said.

"This motion is made on behalf . . .


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