Lawmakers, budget director tangle over Medicaid plan


Gov. Laura Kelly's administration on Wednesday opened up a line of attack against the Republican Senate plan for expanding Medicaid.

In what might have been the first of many skirmishes, the governor's budget director raised a series of questions about the Medicaid plan designed by Majority Leader Jim Denning.

Addressing the special joint committee on Medicaid expansion, Larry Campbell  characterized parts of Denning's plan as financially risky, expensive and fraught with unknowns.

He presented the committee with an analysis of both the Senate proposal and the plan passed by the House last session.

Campbell said his office . . .


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