Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday the state was a week away from advancing to the next phase in the rollout plan for COVID-19 vaccines, and expressed optimism that Kansans soon could resume their pre-pandemic lives.
The Kansas Legislature will decide whether to keep a decades-old law that allows courts to order victims of alleged sex crimes to undergo mental health evaluations.
There is also no public evidence that Sarus Systems is “close” to bringing any jobs to Kansas, as the CEO claimed to legislators in September.
After several fire deaths that state officials say were incorrectly considered accidents, Kansas legislators are examining whether to give further law enforcement powers to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Kansas barbers are again pushing for a bill creating the Kansas Barbering Act, an overhaul of state standards for cutting hair professionally.
Supporters of legislation that would restrict drinking, nudity and touching at strip clubs say sweeping changes to the industry are necessary to crack down on illegal activities.
With the Capitol more or less empty, Kansas Reflector journalists Sherman Smith, Noah Taborda and C.J. Janovy got together for a podcast discussion about some of the 124 bills passed by the House and the more modest total of 88 approved by the Senate.
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