The Latest From “Under the Dome”

Tell Gov. Kelly – Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaway!

We need your help today to protect Kansas' tomorrow. After their earlier attempts failed, the Kansas Legislature returned in the final days of the 2019 session to pass a new tax bill. Now known as CCR for HB 2033, this legislation retains harmful corporate tax...

Session ends; Sine Die set for May 29

Moderate Republicans abandon efforts on Medicaid/KanCare expansion KanCare expansion - an effort to provide health care to 150,000 uninsured working Kansans - failed late on May 4 as moderate Republican members of the Kansas House of Representatives abandoned a...

House digs in on Medicaid expansion demanding a Senate vote!

With Senate President Susan Wagle (R-Wichita) and Majority Leader Jim Denning (R-Overland Park) steadfastly refusing the allow a vote on KanCare (Medicaid) expansion in the Senate even though it is supported by a majority of Senators, House Democrats and Moderate...

Legislative wrap-up session starts on Wednesday

The part of the 2019 legislative session that begins on Wednesday was once called the "veto session." This three-day event allowed legislators to deal with possible overrides on bills the Governor might have vetoed between the end of the regular session and this one....

KanCare Expansion in the Senate

On May 1, when the Legislature returns for their wrap-up session, the Senate will consider a motion by Senator Anthony Hensley (D-Topeka) to bring HB 2066 out of committee and on to the Senate floor for debate and action. HB 2066 came to the House floor in a different...