Steps to Expansion Step 1

Late January 2023

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step 1: sign the petition & introduce yourself

Step 1 of the “Steps to Expansion” initiative is focused on signing the 2023 Legislative petition and introducing yourself to your elected officials. Check out the step-by-step instructions below to get started advocating for KanCare expansion today! We include step for both individual advocates and for organizations that want to get involved. As always, if you have any questions about this initiative, you can contact our Advocacy Specialist, Taylor Morton, taylor@expandkancare.com or (785) 861-7890.

individuals

  1. Sign and share this petition announcing your support for KanCare expansion.
  1. Contact the following legislators to start an ongoing conversation about KanCare expansion. We recommend introducing yourself, wishing them a Happy New Year and letting them know you support KanCare expansion and hope they will too.
    1. Your Kansas House Representative – If you aren’t sure who your representative is, click here to look it up
    2. Your Kansas Senator – If you aren’t sure who your representative is, click here to look it up
    3. Kansas Speaker of the House Dan Hawkins, dan.hawkins@house.ks.gov
    4. Kansas Senate President Ty Masterson, Ty.Masterson@senate.ks.gov
  2. Invite 3 friends to sign the petition and reach out to their legislators.

Let us know how it goes! Reach out to Taylor Morton, Advocacy Specialist at taylor@expandkancare.com or (785) 861-7890.

organizations

  1. Share this petition with your base
  2. Contact your legislators (as an organization) to voice support for KanCare expansion.
  3. Share your support for KanCare expansion on social media using the Communications toolkit listed below.

communications

Organizations and individuals are welcome to use the following social media graphics on their accounts. To download the graphic, click on the link, then right click and choose “Save image as…” On a Mac, click the link, then use Ctrl + click on the image to save.

Resources

Sample Legislative Introductory Email
KanCare Expansion Legislative Advocacy Toolkit
Find Your Legislator (OpenStates.org)

Legislative Advocacy
Peer-to-Peer Advocacy