Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Rep. Stephanie Clayton
Rep. Stephanie Clayton

Rep. Clayton talks tax policy in Kansas moving forward on KCUR. Overland Park Rep. Stephanie Clayton was Sam Zeff’s guest on Statehouse Blend this week discussing public school funding and addressing Kansas’s tax policy in the wake of the 2012 income tax cuts. [Kansas House Rep. Is Working On Taxation This Summer — KCUR]

Shawnee Mission Post on KCUR’s Kansas City Week in Review. We were excited to be part of last Friday’s panel for Kansas City Week in Review. Topics included the raises to Shawnee Mission School District administrators and the persistent problems with local trash collection. [Kansas City Week in Review — KCPT]

Medicaid expansion forum to be held in PV tonight. The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas will host a forum on Medicaid expansion in the state this evening at Colonial Church. Panelists include Robert Moser, MD, The University of Kansas Hospital, Executive Director Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative; Susan Rome, Director of Adult Services, Johnson County Mental Health; Anne VanGarsse, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Health Partnership Clinics; Sheldon Weisgrau, Health Reform Resource Project; David Jordan, Executive Director, Alliance for a Healthy Kansas. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m.

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