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Kansas Spent Nearly a Million Dollars In Losing Effort to De-Fund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Great Plains sued Kansas one day after the state moved to terminate its participation in the Medicaid program. (File photo: KCUR Radio)

In 2016, Kansas set out to cut off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding after then-Governor Sam Brownback vowed to defund the organization. Planned Parenthood sued the state and last month Governor Laura Kelly’s administration dropped the matter but not before the state had spent  $899,000 dollars fighting to withhold funds for the organization. For the Kansas News Service, Dan Margolies reports.


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