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Medicaid expansion supporters block Kansas Senate entrance


March 11, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Several dozen protesters chanted, laid down on the floor and blocked the Kansas Senate's main entrance Tuesday, hoping to pressure it into taking a vote on a bipartisan plan to expand Medicaid.

About 50 people protested at the Statehouse for almost three hours. Capitol police removed 23 protesters from in front of the Senate chamber in an attempt to clear the area. Their cases will be forwarded to the local district attorney for potential prosecution on criminal trespassing or disorderly conduct charges, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol, which oversees the polic...

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