Kansas Rep. Dan Hawkins, a Republican from Wichita, opposes Medicaid expansion for the same reasons as conservative Republicans in Congress: it increases government spending and extends Medicaid coverage to “able-bodied adults.”
Kansas Rep. Dan Hawkins, a Republican from Wichita, opposes Medicaid expansion for the same reasons as conservative Republicans in Congress: it increases government spending and extends Medicaid coverage to “able-bodied adults.” File photo
Kansas Rep. Dan Hawkins, a Republican from Wichita, opposes Medicaid expansion for the same reasons as conservative Republicans in Congress: it increases government spending and extends Medicaid coverage to “able-bodied adults.” File photo

Republican rift over Medicaid, familiar to Kansans, now stymies Obamacare repeal

July 21, 2017 10:10 AM