open carry en Attorney General Gathering Input On Signs For Places That Bar Openly Carried Firearms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kan. Attorney Gen. Derek Schmidt is holding a meeting Wednesday, May 28, to discuss regulations for signs that people must post to keep guns off their premises. Schmidt's office is soliciting public input about what should be required for the new "no-gun signs." </span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 15:23:48 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 35122 at Bill Would Allow Open Carry Anywhere In Kansas <p>Lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent local governments from barring openly carried firearms.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Libertarian Party of Kansas has sued the communities that bar open carry, saying their ordinances violate state law, but lawmakers are also looking at the issue. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee held a hearing on the bill Thursday.</p><p>Currently, some communities ban open carry, but the bill before the committee would throw out those ordinances.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:06:49 +0000 Stephen Koranda 14541 at Bill Would Allow Open Carry Anywhere In Kansas Top Morning News 3.22.13 <p><em>Senate approves $14B&nbsp;budget; Bill would allow open carry anywhere in Kansas; Committee authorizes bonds to pay KPERS debt.</em></p><p><strong>Kansas Senate Approves $14B Budget</strong></p><p>The Kansas Senate has given final approval to a $14 billion budget for the next fiscal year.</p><p>Thursday's 24-16 vote sends the measure to the House, which approved its own budget bill Wednesday. Negotiators from the two chambers are expected to begin meeting next week to work out a final version.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:43:33 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 14544 at Top Morning News 3.22.13