Monthly Archives: March 2016

Kelsey Smith Act Headed For Congressional Hearing

By John Celock A congressional hearing is planned next month on legislation that would require cell phone companies to turn…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Pass School Finance Plan

By John Celock Following a contentious debate on one of the most contentious issues in the state, Kansas lawmakers have…  Read More >

Congressional Committee Chair Announces Bid For County Office

By John Celock A congressional committee chairwoman has announced that she plans to seek a county public works post this…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Sustain STAR Bonds Veto

Rep. J.R. Claeys speaking in support of STAR bonds project in Salina during debate. By John Celock Kansas lawmakers voted…  Read More >

Group Launches Plan To Recruit Millennial Candidates

By John Celock WASHINGTON – Citing a need to end political dysfunction, a new group has launched an initiative to…  Read More >

Lawmakers Advance Changes To Rental Property Inspections

By John Celock Following a debate that centered on the protection of Fourth Amendment rights versus protecting tenants, Kansas lawmakers…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Pass DUI Memorial Sign Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers passed legislation Monday that would allow the state to erect highway signs as memorials to…  Read More >

Lawmakers Pass Juvenile Justice Reform

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced legislation Friday that would overhaul the state’s juvenile justice system. House members praised the…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Kill Minimum Wage And Prevailing Wage Proposals

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers killed three Democratic proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage and to allow for local…  Read More >

Lawmakers Approve Anti-Bloomberg Bill

By John Celock Legislation aimed at defeating one of former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s pet projects has been…  Read More >