February 9, 2016

COLUMN: House debates issues during lengthy sessions

Rep. Jene Vickrey Last week had three long days of session with Wednesday being the deadline for non-exempt bills to be passed out of the House. This means that any bill not from Appropriations, Federal and State Affairs, or Taxation must be passed out otherwise it will be killed and no longer considered in the Continue Reading


Rep. Charlotte O’Hara 27th District How can Kansas, with a Republican Governor and Republican control of both the House and Senate, pass budgets that have a 6.7 percent increase in the State General Fund?  How can an amendment to the appropriations bill in the House enacting a spending freeze at 2011 levels only garner 8 Continue Reading