Lawmakers override Kelly on Medicaid planning, election agreements

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The Republican-dominated Legislature overrode Gov. Laura Kelly's vetoes of a bill that blocks Medicaid planning until after this fall's election and another limiting the power of the executive branch to join consent decrees for enforcing election laws.

The House and the Senate overrode the governor's vetoes of both bills with exactly the two-thirds supermajority needed, 27 in the Senate and 84 in the House.

The Legislature approved a bill blocking the Kelly administration from seeking new proposals for the state Medicaid program until after this fall's campaign for governor.

The bill also includes a . . .

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