Kansas is the ninth state to sign on with the Health Care Compact Bill, granting these states the right to avoid federal health care regulations.The primary targets are Medicare and Medicaid, the tandem programs providing health benefits for all 65+ persons, disabled and low income. Currently, Congress will still need to authorize the Compact Bill in the next federal legislative session before it becomes law.
TOPEKA - The Kansas Democratic Party proudly announces that Martin O'Malley, former Governor of Maryland, will deliver the keynote speech at the KDP's Washington Days banquet on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The banquet will be held at the Downtown Topeka Ramada Convention Center Regency Ballroom at a time to be determined.
Governing, like raising a family, also takes character and courage, strength to meet obligations and accept responsibilities. Governor, we hope you find the character, courage and strength in your second term you need to meet the largest fiscal and constitutional challenge Kansas has ever faced.