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GOP leaders work to sell COVID-19 deal with Kansas governor

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature on Wednesday worked to sell a compromise with Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly for giving lawmakers some oversight of the state's coronavirus response.

Some Democrats wanted new protections for workers infected on the job, and advocates of expanding the state's Medicaid program hadn't given up on passing it.

The Legislature convened for a special session called by Kelly after she vetoed a sweeping coronavirus bill GOP lawmakers approved in May moments before adjourning their annual session. That measure would have cur...



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