August 28 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

Former Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer is calling on the state’s Republican treasurer to challenge Congressman Steve Watkins for his eastern Kansas seat next year. Stephen Koranda of the Kansas News Service explains why.

Executives from Aetna Better Health apologized to Kansas lawmakers Tuesday for the company’s struggles with the state’s privatized Medicaid program.

A federal judge in Kansas City blocked Missouri’s abortion law banning abortions at eight weeks from taking effect today. From Kansas City, KCUR’s  Dan Margolies reports.

Missouri lawmakers will not address gun violence during September’s special legislative session. That’s because Republican Governor Mike Parson announced Tuesday he will not take up the issue.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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