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Kelly, GOP leader to unveil Kansas Medicaid expansion plan


January 9, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and a top Republican legislator are preparing to unveil a bipartisan plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas.

Kelly's office scheduled a Statehouse news conference for Thursday morning with Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning. The governor and Denning, an Overland Park Republican, have been working for weeks toward a compromise on providing Medicaid health coverage for up to 150,000 additional people.

Legislators open their annual session Monday. Kelly said in an interview last week that she is confident lawmakers would pass something "we will...

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