Kansas Medicaid Inspector General Steven D. Anderson today released a report examining the Kansas Medicaid program, concluding that the agency responsible for administering the home and community based services (HCBS) program lacks an effective system for tracking the redetermination of beneficiaries in the HCBS program.
Governor Laura Kelly Signs Bill Expanding Protections for Students and Businesses Engaged in Work-Based Learning Programs
Governor Laura Kelly has signed House Substitute for Senate Bill 91, which provides liability protection for businesses, municipalities, and educational institutions participating in high school work-based learning programs.
“This week’s Kansas Missing kids are 17 Year old Maria Pascual-Pascual from Wichita, KS; 15 year old Michael Dibble from Kansas City, Kansas; 16 year old Faith Hoppens from Topeka, Kansas; and now 51 year old Randy Leach from Linwood, Kansas.”
“A fifth generation Kansan, Congressman Mann was elected to the 117th Congress of the United States House of Representatives in 2020 and serves the “Big First” District of Kansas. Congressman Mann proudly serves on the House Agriculture and House Veterans Affairs Committees.”
“We have successfully defended these important election-integrity provisions in district court,” Schmidt said. “We will continue to provide them a vigorous defense as long as necessary to help ensure that Kansas elections are safe and secure.”
Governor Laura Kelly Signs House Bill 2717, Calls on Congress to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Legislation
“Governor Vetoes Senate Bill 199, Senate Bill 161, and Senate Bill 493”
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority to Provide $2 Million to Office of Juvenile Affairs to Fund Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Interventions
“State law requires part of Oklahoma’s medical marijuana excise tax revenue to fund anti-drug and rehabilitation programs. The $2 million for OJA’s research-based program comes from that funding. Licensed medical marijuana patients and caregivers pay the excise tax, plus state and local sales taxes, when making purchases at dispensaries.”
“More Than 400 Fourth-and Fifth-Graders From Across 24 Kansas Schools Participated in an Election to Select the State Fruit”
“We must protect and seek justice for these vulnerable Oklahomans,” said Attorney General John O’Connor. “Our office will not tolerate the financial exploitation of our beloved nursing home residents, no matter how large or small the amount.”
“If you weaken a loadbearing wall, the entire structure is compromised. That is what happens to our Constitution when the government violates the Second Amendment rights of the American people, and that is exactly what this executive order does.”