In The News

September 8, 2021 In The News

By John Pepitone

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids says it’s time for the Sunflower State to expand Medicaid, which would provide healthcare to 165,000 more Kansans.

 

Davids and other supporters want to extend coverage in states like Kansas that have not expanded Medicaid benefits.

 

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September 8, 2021 In The News

Wednesday, Sept. 8, marks Native Women’s Equal Pay Day—the day it takes Native women in America to earn what non-Hispanic white men finished making on December 31 of last year. We’re marking this day on September 8 because it takes nine months longer for Native women to earn the same wage that men do.

 

September 3, 2021 In The News

Proposed federal legislation in the U.S. House aims to give Native American-owned small businesses a stronger voice within the Small Business Administration.

 

August 27, 2021 In The News

By Emily Standlle

The Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society was established in 1988 as a means of promoting and preserving the heritage of Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Kansas.

 

August 26, 2021 In The News

Kansas’ delegation in Washington, D.C. on Thursday responded to the deadly attacks outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 70, including 13 U.S. military service members. In an address Thursday afternoon, President Joe Biden blamed Islamic extremists for the attack and vowed to avenge deaths.

 

August 25, 2021 In The News

By Daniel Desrochers

Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids called on House and Senate Democratic leaders Wednesday to use the upcoming budget reconciliation bill to provide more healthcare coverage in states that have not expanded Medicaid.

 

August 25, 2021 In The News

By Tod Palmer

Rep. Sharice Davids hopes to help usher in Medicaid expansion for Kansas through a two-fold approach announced Wednesday amid ongoing budget reconciliation talks.

 

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August 24, 2021 In The News

By Allison Winter

Democratic lawmakers are pushing federal agencies to provide support for survivors of and communities affected by American Indian boarding school policies, the decades-long practice of forcibly sending American Indian children to faraway boarding schools that rejected their tribal cultures.

 

August 22, 2021 In The News

By Sharice Davids

Driving into Kansas’ 3rd District from the east, you see a sunflower-adorned sign that says, “Kansas welcomes you,” followed by another: “Home state of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president.”

 

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