Librarians at the state library want to remind residents they can access legislative documents and information with a simple phone call.
For nearly 40 years the State Library of Kansas has operated the toll free legislative hotline that connects Kansans with a state reference librarian.
Residents can access state information on government, legislation and public policy. They can also leave messages for legislators our request documents like voting records, committee agendas and copies of bills.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission is expected to consider a request Thursday to rezone the clinic that formerly belonged to assassinated doctor, George Tiller. He performed abortions at the facility in east Wichita.
A representative from Kansans for Life and the new owner of the medical clinic are expected to address the commission.
Supporters say a bill to require some recipients of state benefits to be tested for drug use will help people improve their lives, not punish them.
Senate Vice President Jeff King told the Commerce Committee Wednesday that the proposals in Senate Bill 149 will help those receiving assistance payments or unemployment benefits to receive treatment and find employment.