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Money to help house crime victims with disabilities

We have some money to help people with disabilities who have been victims of crime. This money is to help people who had to leave where they lived because it wasn’t safe anymore. We can also use this money to help people make their home safe again after a crime.

Emergency Broadband Benefit to help households pay for Internet

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a program to help households struggling to pay for internet during the pandemic. It will help people access information, jobs, healthcare, and virtual school. This benefit is a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband services for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price.

Vaccine access for Kansans with disabilities

Every Kansan 16 or older is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Having everyone get a COVID-19 vaccine is needed to have all our lives get back to normal. Having everyone get the vaccine will help us be able to do the things we used to do safely again.

Affordable Care Act open enrollment extended to Aug. 15

You can enroll in Marketplace health coverage through August 15 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. More people than ever before qualify for help paying for health coverage, even those who weren’t eligible in the past. Learn more about new, lower costs at

Kansas' Mental Health Crisis and How to Fix It

The DRC has completed an extensive investigation of the Mental Health System in Kansas and issued a detailed report finding that the State of Kansas has violated federal and state law by unlawfully institutionalizing Kansans with mental health needs in institutions called Nursing Facilities for Mental Health (NFMHs).
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