Supporters of expanding Medicaid in Kansas proved Wednesday theyve got the votes in the Legislature if they can get a vote.
But they lacked enough lawmakers on their side to bypass Republican leadership and force that vote.
At stake is whether the state would spend about $50 million a year in money from Kansas taxpayers to draw more than $900 million from federal taxpayers to cover another 130,000 low-income people with Medicaid.
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