State Government

Kansas governor vetoes ban on gender-affirming care for minors and 2 anti-abortion bills

TOPEKA — Kansas' governor on Friday vetoed a proposed ban on gender-affirming care for minors, a measure to require more reporting from abortion providers and what she called a “vague” bill making it a crime to coerce someone into having an abortion. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's actions ...

Kansas Medicaid expansion debate to be revived when Legislature returns

TOPEKA — In three weeks, senators will decide whether to give Medicaid expansion a full floor debate or block discussion of health insurance coverage for low-income Kansans for another year. Lawmakers rushed to hammer out myriad policy pieces ranging from the tax code to K-12 education ...