Kansas Legislative Session 2014

Kansas State Legislative Session 2014
8:00 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Kansas lawmakers resume session this week

Credit Stephen Koranda

Kansas lawmakers are set to resume the 2014 legislative session this week after taking almost a month off.  They still have some work to do according a recent report from Kansas Public Radio.

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Kansas State Government
8:00 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Kansas: Brownback signs school finance bill with controversial add-ons

House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, left, and Senate President Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, right watch Gov. Sam Brownback sign the school finance bill into law Monday afternoon.
Credit cjonline.com

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed the school finance bill this week; complete with controversial add-ons reported the Topeka Capital-Journal

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Kansas State Government
8:00 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Brownback signs Kansas Supreme Court changes into law

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback
Credit politico.com

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback recently signed 19 bills into law.  Topping the list was and a bill stripping the Kansas Supreme Court of its appointment power as well as changing the system’s management according to a recent article from the Kansas Health Institute.

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Kansas State Legislative Session 2014
8:00 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Kansas Senate passes bills regarding foster parents rights and voter party changes

Credit kveng.com

Two bills were recently passed by the Kansas Senate.  

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Kansas Legislature
12:04 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Kansas Legislature Scolds Itself Over Slew Of Contentious Bills

Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick says it's not his job to discourage legislators from proposing bills. But if it were, he says, some of the recent legislation might not have come to the floor.
John Milburn AP

Originally published on Sun March 16, 2014 1:35 pm

Some Kansas lawmakers have been getting a lot of attention during this legislative session for controversial bills they've introduced. Some lawmakers argue that the initiatives are distracting from core issues, like the economy, and are casting a negative light on the state.

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