UPDATED: Planned Parenthood’s legal fees will cost state $464,000

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(Updated to include comments from state)

A legal battle over whether Kansas could cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding will end up costing the state almost a half-million dollars in legal fees.

The state agreed to pay the lawyers for Planned Parenthood $464,000 to cover the cost of challenging the state's decision in 2016 to terminate Medicaid funding for the clinic.

It's an addition to the approximately $900,000 that the state spent defending the case, as KCUR recently SSJ

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