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UPDATED: GOP lawmakers rework Medicaid expansion bill

(Updated to include more reporting during the day with edits throughout). A compromise proposal to expand Medicaid hit a roadblock Thursday when Republican lawmakers added...

Denning: Abortion funding, Medicaid expansion not linked

(Developing: Will be updated as warranted) Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning took steps to defend the Medicaid expansion bill Friday, saying abortion opponents are falsely...

Senate leadership divide grows over Medicaid expansion

The divide between top Republican leaders in the Kansas Senate widened Monday over attempts to link Medicaid expansion to a constitutional amendment on abortion. Senate...

UPDATED: Abortion amendment defeated; Medicaid expansion threatened

(Updated to include comments from Senate majority leader and Planned Parenthood president) Abortion opponents' drive to overturn a historic state Supreme Court decision that found...

UPDATED: Refinancing of retirement system payments defended

(Updated to correct that the governor wants to end the existing nonrefundable food sales tax credit and replace it with a refundable tax credit) Gov....

UPDATED: Governor, Senate majority leader roll out Medicaid plan

(Updated with more reporting, including comments from Democratic and Republican legislators and data show increasing insurance rates on the exchanges. Also contains link to...

UPDATED: Democratic leadership takes on GOP Medicaid bill

(Updated to reflect new comments from Denning) The volume of the Medicaid expansion debate turned up a notch Thursday when Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley...

GOP senators demand budget director withdraw testimony

A group of key Republican lawmakers is demanding that the state budget director withdraw testimony critical of the Senate's Medicaid expansion plan. Republican members of...

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...

Senate Medicaid plan advances but faces opposition

The slow legislative slog toward expanding Medicaid in Kansas started Wednesday when Senate Republicans for the first time offered up a plan to compete...