Rally Elicits Media Attention

On Friday, November 9th, KHCC hosted a rally on the steps of the Kansas Statehouse, to show the governor and the legislature how important Medicaid Expansion is to the people of Kansas, and how crucial it is that the program be me made available to the 130,000 Kansans who have few other options.  The rally brought together individuals and organizations with diverse backgrounds and varying missions organized under one goal; the expansion of access to Medicaid in Kansas.  Prior to the rally, we received coverage from KPR, which you can read here, or listen to here.  Additionally, the Kansas Health Institute wrote a story about the upcoming event.

Following the rally, Topeka television stations KSNT and WIBW both covered the event in their evening news programs.  Additionally, the Lawrence Journal-World and the Associated Press printed stories about the event.  The AP story ran in several papers around the state.  Additionally, the Kansas Health Institute also ran a follow-up story following the rally.