Kansas Legislature

Kansas legislature; masks
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KNSS News
June 09, 2020 - 1:37 pm
Masks: partisan divides in multiple state legislatures
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Gov. Laura Kelly
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KNSS News
June 03, 2020 - 11:40 am
KS Gov. & lawmakers working on a COVID-19 compromise
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Kansas lawmakers, governor, working on new COVID-19 measure
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KNSS News
June 03, 2020 - 5:40 am
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature are working on a compromise coronavirus measure. It would give lawmakers some oversight of the spending federal relief funds and protect businesses from pandemic-related lawsuits. Kelly called lawmakers back to...
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Kansas legislators react to Governor's veto of coronavirus bill
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Steve & Ted mornings
May 27, 2020 - 8:42 am
The Kansas House and Senate crafted a coronavirus bill with input from the Kansas Attorney General's office and passed it on the final day of the session. A few days later Gov. Kelly vetoed the bill and called them back into session. Steve and Ted get Senate President Susan Wagle's reaction.
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KS Legislature approves new property tax regulations
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May 26, 2020 - 5:35 am
Kansas taxpayers would get more information about proposed property tax increases under a plan approved by lawmakers. Legislators passed a bill before wrapping up their session requiring cities and counties to send notices to residents when property tax collections will go up. The bill also says...
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Kansas lawmakers look to prevent lawsuits over coronavirus
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May 13, 2020 - 5:54 am
Republican legislators in Kansas are joining a larger national effort to shield doctors, hospitals and businesses from lawsuits stemming from the coronavirus. Business and medical groups are pushing them to act quickly, but the effort faces strong opposition from labor unions, trial lawyers and...
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Kansas Capitol
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April 22, 2020 - 11:38 am
Council pushes back lawmakers’ return to KS capitol
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Kansas Capitol
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KNSS News
March 19, 2020 - 11:15 am
Partisan differences during the legislative session in KS
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Kansas lawmakers OK coronavirus responses, work on spending
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March 18, 2020 - 5:28 am
Kansas legislators have wrapped up work on three measures responding to the coronavirus pandemic. They also tried Tuesday to resolve differences over the next state budget and a plan for funding transportation projects. Lawmakers approved a bill to would give jobless workers an additional 10 weeks...
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Kansas lawmakers rush to finish budget, transportation plan
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March 17, 2020 - 5:05 am
Kansas legislators are rushing to draft a plan for funding state government after June and launch a new state transportation program. They also are trying to wrap up a few other loose ends so they can take a long spring break in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Top Republicans in the GOP-...
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