Carolyn's Comments

April 22, 2016

The regular session of the 2016 legislative season ended on March 24 this year, which was over a week early. It appears that the legislature will get its work done within the 90 day limit set by the Kansas Constitution. I appreciate legislative leadership encouraging committee chairs to get work done in a timely manner,[…]

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June 17 Update

On Monday, June 1, the 101st day of the traditional 90 day legislative session, the Senate debated a plan for six hours that would have taken away most sales tax exemptions to plug the $400 million budget hole. The biggest of these exemptions go to non-profits, schools, local government construction, and business inputs like parts[…]

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May 21 Update

First of all, congratulations to all of the graduates of 2015. It’s a great time of year for families, teachers and students to get together and recognize our common commitment to education. Trying to ensure that every kid–urban and rural, wealthy and poor–has access to an equitable public education in Kansas is something that many[…]

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state Resources

2016 Legislation

Preliminary Summary of Legislation – 2015 Kansas Legislature

The following Summary of Legislation Summaries are the most current publications and should provide you with more information about current legislative rulings and processes. 2015 Preliminary Summary of Legislation-Supplement 2015 Preliminary Summary of Legislation

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