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Pro-life Democrats rally to protect Hyde Amendment

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Pro-life Democrats rallied on Capitol Hill on Sunday to protest other Democrats’ threats to ditch the Hyde Amendment which bans the use of tax dollars to fund overseas abortion. Democrats for Life ...

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Pro-life amendment stalls action on Medicaid expansion in Missouri

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A pro-life amendment adopted by the Missouri Senate this week is slowing action on a bill to fund Missouri’s Medicaid program. “My intent was not to deny Medicaid recipients birth control,” Senator ...

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Planned Parenthood loses funding after federal court ruling

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Planned Parenthood was given a major setback this week when a federal appeals court ruled Texas and Louisiana may withhold federal funding to clinics performing abortions. It reversed an earlier appellate ruling ...

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Missouri leaders outline true cost of proposed Medicaid expansion

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Missourians will vote August 4 on expanding Medicaid in the state. Although the political ads make it sound appealing, it would come at a high cost to taxpayers, state leaders said. Medicaid, ...

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Kelly: more money for schools, Medicaid expansion, welfare, gun control, climate change; restrict faith-based adoption

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly insists the state budget she’s preparing can fully fund the state’s schools, expand Medicaid coverage to another 150,000 people and begin to repair a troubled child welfare system ...

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Kansas must fund Planned Parenthood after ruling

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Kansas must continue funding Planned Parenthood with state and Medicaid funding after a Supreme Court ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Dec. 10 announced it has refused to hear an appeal ...

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Missouri fears Medicaid expansion will bankrupt state

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As neighboring states struggle with bankruptcy, some say brought on in part by Medicaid expansion, Missouri Republican lawmakers would rather fix the system than add another entitlement funded by taxpayers. Half of ...

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Hospital billing scheme probe spreads to Kansas

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A Kansas couple has filed a lawsuit that involves a $90 million billing scheme found last year at a rural Missouri hospital. James and Phyllis Shaffer are suing Jorge Perez over what ...

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