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Kansas governor reinforces priority to legalize medical marijuana

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Friday reinforced one of the priorities for her second term as governor. Kelly tweeted a message emphasizing the reasons she wants to see the state legalize medical marijuana. “This legislative session, we need to legalize medical marijuana so that Kansans with...
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AG Derek Schmidt files lawsuit alleging illegal practices have inflated insulin prices in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – On Friday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a lawsuit against leading national insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) over alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (KCPA), accusing them of operating an insulin pricing scheme that forces Kansans to pay excessive costs for the life-saving drug to control diabetes.
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Kansas on track to begin phasing out sales tax on groceries next month

TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says the state is on track to implement a new law to phase out the state’s sales tax on groceries over three years. The governor signed the "Axe the Food Tax" legislation in May, and she said the Kansas Department of Revenue has published its notice to initiate those changes.
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Gov. Laura Kelly wants food tax axed next legislative session

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has called on the legislature to completely eliminate the state sales tax on groceries, diapers, and feminine hygiene products when they return for the 2023 session. Last year, the legislature passed a bill that would drop the tax to 4% and 2% the following year. It would […]
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‘Blue Man Group’ coming soon to Lawrence, here’s when

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Kansans will have the opportunity to see “Blue Man Group” early next year in Lawrence. The colorful band will be performing at the Lied Center, located at 1600 Stewart Dr., on Feb. 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. in 2023. This stop is part of the group’s North American Tour. “Blue Man Group” is […]
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Moran: Rail dispute should not have been resolved by Congress

WASHINGTON —The Senate on Thursday acted to avert a rail strike that business leaders say would greatly damage the economy. Kansas Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall joined 78 others to pass a bill to bind rail companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached between the rail companies and union leaders in September. That settlement had been rejected by some of the 12 unions involved, creating the possibility of a strike. The final Senate vote was 80-15. President Biden signed the bill Friday morning.
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State AG Schmidt Files Lawsuit Over Inflated Insulin Prices in Kansas

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday filed a lawsuit against leading national insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) over alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (KCPA). Schmidt is accusing them of operating an insulin pricing scheme that forces Kansans to pay excessive costs for the drug.
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Kansas lawsuit filed alleges companies inflated insulin prices

TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today filed a lawsuit against leading national insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) over alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (KCPA), accusing them of operating an insulin pricing scheme that forces Kansans to pay excessive costs for the life-saving drug to control diabetes.
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Hays Daily News

THE SUNFLOWER SEVEN SERIES

Welcome to my interview series, THE SUNFLOWER SEVEN, highlighting Kansans who have made exceptional strides in their chosen vocations and avocations. Since there are so many talented Kansans and there is so little time, I am limiting our talks to SEVEN QUESTIONS.
Dodge City Daily Globe

Immunize Kansas Coalition announces new executive director

Immunize Kansas Coalition (IKC) announced Geovannie Gone, LMAC, MPH has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit devoted to protecting all Kansans from vaccine- preventable diseases. “I am beyond excited and humbled to be able to serve as the first Executive Director for IKC and continue the astounding work that this coalition does.
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Great Bend Tribune

Attorney General sues over inflated insulin prices

TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a lawsuit on Friday against leading national insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) over alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (KCPA), accusing them of operating an insulin pricing scheme that forces Kansans to pay excessive costs for the life-saving drug to control diabetes.
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