October 24 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

A Kansas Senate committee advanced a Republican Medicaid expansion plan Wednesday, though it will need additional work when lawmakers return for the session in January.

A committee of Kansas lawmakers will issue a recommendation next week on whether the legislature should consider legalizing medical marijuana. But the testimony for and against medical marijuana came Wednesday.

Governor and former sheriff Mike Parson and the Missouri Legislature approved new measures earlier this year that lessen prison time for people convicted of nonviolent crimes.

Published by KRPS News

89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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