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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...

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...

Six takeaways from Gov. Kelly’s State of the State address

Here are six quick takeaways from Gov. Laura Kelly's second State of the State address to a joint session of the Kansas Legislature on...

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 cautioned on Medicaid work requirement

State health Secretary Lee Norman on Tuesday warned lawmakers that adding a work requirement for Medicaid expansion could drive up the cost of the...

Ryckman removes Hineman from committee chairmanship

(Updated to correct majority leader sted minority) House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. on Friday removed former House Majority Leader Don Hineman from his committee chairmanship. Ryckman...

Work requirements recommended for Medicaid expansion

A panel of lawmakers staked out conservative ground for Medicaid expansion on Wednesday, recommending work requirements for any proposal to expand medical coverage for...

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...