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Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers Visits Russell

Lynn Rogers 4-9-19 1Kansas Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers visited Russell Tuesday as part of his Rural Health Care Listening Tour.

He first stopped at Russell Regional Hospital and met with hospital staff, doctors and board members. He talked with them about Medicaid expansion and the importance of rural health care. Rogers explained that, in his opinion, Medicaid expansion is vital to support struggling hospitals in small Kansas communities. He also took a brief tour of the hospital.

Lieutenant Governor Rogers then spoke to the Russell Rotary Club at Meridy's Restaurant and held a question and answer session at Espresso, Etc.

Again, he highlighted the current Medicaid expansion debate and expressed his support for the measure.

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The Kansas House of Representatives has already passed the legislation.

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