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For nearly a decade, politicians in Kansas have sought to expand access to Medicaid only to be blocked by conservative Republicans.
…“The historic bipartisan infrastructure deal will make life better for millions of Kansas residents beyond just bringing long-overdue repairs to our infrastructure. Aging cast iron and ductile iron water mains are leaking at an alarming rate. Water mains are deteriorating away from corrosion caused by the environment they are buried in.
…The Remove the Stain Act was reintroduced in March of this year by Rep. Kaiali'i Kahele (D-HI), a Native Hawaiian citizen, along with several co-sponsors including Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS), a tribal citizen of the Ho-Chunk Nation.
Opinion by Colin Allred, Cindy Axne, Sharice Davids, Andy Kim and Abigail Spanberger
Democrats Colin Allred, Cindy Axne, Sharice Davids, Andy Kim and Abigail Spanberger are second-term representatives from Texas, Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey and Virginia.
Earlier in September, a Texas law banned most abortions after six weeks, often well before a woman would realize she's pregnant. Then, the Supreme Court declined to block the law, for now.
So, Democrats are trying another tactic to protect access to abortion through the Women's Health Protection Act, scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives on Friday.
Congresswoman Sharice Davids shared a video promoting affordable and healthy meals for Kansans.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas says she would support a new federal strategy to expand Medicaid in Kansas, which would provide health care for an estimated 165,000 more Kansans.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., has announced that NeighborWorks America awarded $146,557 to Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) to provide counseling for households in the 3rd District of Kansas who are facing housing instability.
CHWC offers free and low-cost housing counseling, financial education, and purchase assistance for families.
The Native American Voting Rights Act appears to have bipartisan support. If passed, the bill would make it easier for Native Americans to cast their ballots, especially on tribal land. Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Jacqueline De León join Tiffany Cross to discuss.
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.