Policy & Research


ICYMI: Pop-Up Convening — Post-Election Health Policy Round-Up (December 17, 2020)

By Kansas Health Institute | December 11, 2020

KHI held its first “Pop-Up Convening” on Thursday, December 17, 2020, and heard from, and asked questions of, federal and state policy leaders on the upcoming health policy agendas in Topeka and Washington, D.C.

Speakers included:

  • Rep. Will Carpenter, Chair, Social Services Budget Committee, Kansas House
  • Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau, Asst. Minority Leader, Kansas Senate
  • Kyle Christian, Legislative Assistant for Sen. Jerry Moran
  • Kate Rohr, Legislative Assistant for Rep. Sharice Davids
  • Tom Bell, former CEO of the Kansas Hospital Association
  • Alan Cobb, CEO of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce

A recording of the convening is available below.

Note: The first 2 minutes of introductions were not recorded, so the video picks up mid-introduction of the first speaker.

The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.