December 7, 2023

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Tag: Fort Scott

Herington Hospital closure is unrelated to Medicaid expansion

Kansas Democrat Governor Laura Kelly is once again using the closure of a rural hospital to push for Medicaid expansion…

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Satellite, streaming services defeat Fort Scott franchise fee in court, urge passage of SB 144

Streaming service giants Netflix and Hulu, along with satellite providers DIRECTV and Dish Network, emboldened by a state court decision…

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Some local officials won’t be honest about property tax

Local officials not being honest about property tax was the impetus for the new Truth in Taxation Act, and some…

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Fort Scott discovers it doesn’t need a hospital

“This should not have happened,” Gov. Laura Kelly said in October 2018 after Fort Scott’s Mercy Hospital closed. “Simply put: if…

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Opponents Say Medicaid Expansion Is Bad Medicine

Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, introduced a bill to expand Kansas’ Medicaid program, and Gov. Laura Kelly said in her state…

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