Kansas Lawmakers Disagree Over Kansas Public Assistance

A fresh battle could be brewing over the Kansas public assistance program. Democratic Governor-elect Laura Kelly wants Kansas lawmakers to roll back a work requirement and other rules for cash assistance recipients. But new House Majority Leader and Wichita Republican Dan Hawkins said Tuesday that the idea is going to be difficult to sell to the GOP-controlled Legislature. Kelly has long been a critic of the tougher rules imposed during former Republican Governor Sam Brownback’s ad…

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