February 4, 2023

Tag: Jim Denning

Charter Commission chair cancels meeting, six members stay to listen to public

A formal public hearing before the Johnson County Charter Commission ended abruptly last night, but…

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Gov. Kelly may close bars and nightclubs based on incomplete data

During last week’s State Finance Council meeting, Senator Jim Denning (R-Overland Park) said he’s seeing…

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Medicaid expansion won’t save rural hospitals

Preventing rural hospitals from closing is one of the main arguments legislators face in the…

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Kansas GOP leaders react to Medicaid expansion agreement

Over the weekend more Kansas politicians and stakeholders chimed in on the Medicaid expansion agreement…

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Kelly-Denning Medicaid expansion plan defies voters

Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning held a press conference in…

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Medicaid expansion plan would hike cigarette taxes, raise fees

Over the last two days, members of the Senate Select Committee on Healthcare Access noodled…

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Judge tosses Denning defamation suit against Star

The Kansas City Star doesn’t have legal liability for printing claims that are “misleading” at…

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Legislators to attempt override of Kelly vetoes on final day

Kansas Majority Leader Dan Hawkins has spoken to every single Republican House member leading up…

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Senator Denning, House moderates disagree over Medicaid interim committee

The makeup of a Medicaid interim committee that will be tasked with writing expansion legislation…

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Legislators to consider work around to Kelly’s veto of ‘windfall’ bill

State lawmakers may make another try at returning the so-called federal tax reform “windfall” to…

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Despite legislative trick, Medicaid expansion unlikely in KS this year

Sen. Anthony Hensley, a Topeka Democrat, submitted a motion to move a House bill for…

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School districts demand $270 million more than Gov. Kelly proposes

Governor Laura Kelly and the Department of Education say about $90 million more is needed…

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