Capitol Review – Week 12

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Photo Courtesy of iStock.com Lawmakers spent most of last week debating bills on the floor, while non-exempt committees met intermittently as needed. Thursday was the last day for bills not “blessed” by the Speaker or Senate President to be considered … Continued

Capitol Review – Week 11

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Photo Courtesy of iStock.com Friday marked the last day for non-exempt committees (budget, tax, federal and state affairs) to meet and finish their work for the 2018 Legislative Session. Both the House and Senate are on the floor all this … Continued

Capitol Review – Week 10

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Photo Courtesy of iStock.com Last week, both the House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means Committees began hearing and working on their respective budget rescission bills, which marks a turning point during any legislative session. House Bill 2468 and Senate Bill 269 make adjustments … Continued

Capitol Review – Week Nine

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Photo Courtesy of iStock.com The pace picked up in the Kansas Legislature last week, with plenty of hearings and bills being kicked out of committees. There was also floor debate on a few hot topic items, including teacher due process, … Continued

Capitol Review – Week Eight

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Photo Courtesy of iStock.com Legislators returned to Topeka on Wednesday after adjourning for a short Turnaround break on Thursday, February 22. With pro forma on Friday, the two-day week was a slow start to the second half of the 2018 … Continued