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Late last year, Kansas City received national attention when the city council pledged to find the funding to go fare-free, which would cost about $8 million annually. This week Kansas City Mayor, Quinton Lucas, announced his proposed budget, setting aside $4.8 million for free bus fare. The other two funding sources are the Kansas City […]

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The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is planning a Medicaid Expansion Rally for Thursday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Kansas State Capitol (2nd Floor Rotunda), located at 300 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, Kan. The goal? To let our legislators know we need to pass Medicaid expansion NOW instead of using it as a […]

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Each month, Nurture KC distributes an update with news highlights to help our members and friends of the organization stay informed. Starting this month, we are housing these newsletters on our web site for anyone to access. Read the January 2020 Update to learn about: • Our key priorities in the upcoming legislative session • […]

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Today Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and GOP Senate Majority Leader, Republican Jim Denning together revealed a plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas. “We’re excited to see this bipartisan solution to expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to 130,000 deserving Kansans,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC. “This is the first step in a lengthy […]

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Today Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and GOP Senate Majority Leader, Republican Jim Denning together revealed a plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas. “We’re excited to see this bipartisan solution to expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to 130,000 deserving Kansans,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC.

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This Giving Tuesday, support vulnerable KC metro families who need it most. Giving to Nurture KC this holiday season has never been easier! Simply text DONATE to 816-203-1489. Then, click on the response link to give online. It’s quick, easy and hassle-free.

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Learn what policies will positively impact the health of KC metro families Kansas City, Mo. Join us as coalition partners develop our legislative policy agenda for 2020. We will hear from players in the Medicaid expansion campaigns in both Kansas and Missouri. Along with access to care, immunization, tobacco prevention and early care wellness standards will be examined. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the politics firsthand and gain inside knowledge into policies to improve families’ health for generations to come.

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I’m so happy to be here today to help celebrate Anne’s retirement and her over 20 years of dedication and commitment to Maternal and Child Health Coalition of Greater Kansas City.  I have worked with Anne longer than anyone else at MCHC so I wanted to share a little bit about her history with the Coalition.

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The Annual Report for the fiscal year of April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 is now available. To view the report, please click here: 2018-2019 Annual Report Final

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Mid America Immunization Coalition (MAIC) is once again holding a series of flu clinics across the metro area to try and reduce the burden of influenza on the community. Every year, an average of 32,000 people in the U.S. die from complications resulting from the flu. Last year was even worse, and this year is […]

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