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May Day Mayday to Expand Medicaid
May 1 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gather for Health Care at the Topeka Capitol May 1st
On May 1st, the Senate will have a Medicaid Expansion vote, and we ALL NEED TO BE THERE. The Senate leadership will continue to obstruct and flagrantly ignore the overwhelming majority of Kansans who support expansion UNLESS THERE IS ENOUGH PRESSURE to end the suffering of 150,000 Kansans stuck in the coverage gap.
If you are someone who shows up for fairness and justice, we need you now. Attend what you can for as much time as you can spare. We will gather early at 6 a.m. to greet the legislators as they arrive in the morning. We will observe the Senate proceedings as it gavels in at 10 a.m. And we will hold vigil until Medicaid Expansion is passed.
Families are welcome. We will be both indoors and outside. There are bathrooms open during usual building hours, and there is an office nearby that has offered to host those needing a rest or a bathroom. We are organizing food donations (please message the host page if you, your organization, or your house of faith wishes to donate food.) For breakfast May 1st, we would appreciate items such as coffee, bagels, donuts, fruit bars, water, etc. If childcare is a need for you, please message the host page.
Please feel welcome to reach out with your questions, donations, ideas, and concerns. Forward together, not one step back.