The Latest: Kansas Senate Rejects Effort to Block Gun Debate
Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, R-Overland Park, left, speaks in opposition to an amendment brought by Senate President Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, right, to a bill that would keep guns out of mental health and public hospitals. The Senate later …
Senators defeat NRA-supported rules for guns in hospitals
A bill that would have raised $1.2 billion in tax revenue during the next two years was approved by the Kansas Senate and then promptly rejected by the House Tuesday night. As The Topeka Capital-Journal reports, Senate Bill 30 would have wiped out the
Over the objections of the National Rifle Association and some lawmakers, the Kansas Senate voted Thursday to allow hospitals to continue to ban guns in their facilities. Under a law passed in 2013, public hospitals that include the University of …
TOPEKA — A “zombie” tax-hike proposal featuring repeal of the business owner income tax exemption and implementation of higher personal income tax rates in a three-bracket system might have bit the dust at the Capitol. House Majority Leader Don
Kansas Senate OKs keeping guns out of hospitals
The Kansas Senate has rejected an attempt by one of its most conservative Republicans to block a debate on a bill aimed at keeping concealed guns out of state hospitals and other public health care facilities. | June 1, 2017, at 12:49 p.m.. MORE.
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Legislation signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday moves prosecution of securities fraud to the state attorney general and transferred regulation of the securities industry to the Kansas insurance department. Enactment of Senate Bill 23 … . The fiscal year ends on June 30 and the two biggest issues facing the state — taxes and school funding — are still out there. Every time something happens on either issue there's a giant setback. Either the House or Senate — which are supposed to be. Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning said he'd support HB 2067 “very reluctantly” and admitted that it would only make the budget “semi-stable” and “somewhat structurally balanced.” House Majority Leader Don Hineman said, “The clock is ticking.” And Sen.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate over keeping concealed weapons out of state hospitals and other public health care facilities (all times local):. 12:50 p.m.. The Kansas Senate has rejected a National Rifle