Monday, September 23, 2013
John Hanna: "Analysis: Another Kansas Debate Over Medicaid Likely" @ Associated Press via The Republic
[Excerpt] ... Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger, one of few Kansas Republicans who hasn't publicly trashed the overhaul, heard mutterings of disbelief when she walked through a crowd of about 250 people last week in Overland Park.
Praeger and other advocates of a Medicaid expansion expect word-of-mouth among poor Kansans and their neighbors will pressure legislators to reconsider. Republican leaders who oppose the expansion expect advocates to push the idea again. Prominent Democrats also want to raise the issue ahead of next year's campaign against Brownback's re-election. ...[End of Excerpt]