www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Competition for area consumers' sports gear dollars continues to grow -9/18/2014, 5:42 PM

Business jet demand, long in recovering, poised to increase next year -9/18/2014, 4:47 PM

Fox News poll shows Paul Davis leading Sam Brownback -9/18/2014, 4:47 PM

Wichita Downtown Development Corp., Go Wichita will support sales tax vote -9/18/2014, 4:47 PM

Students to get new insight about health care careers -9/18/2014, 4:47 PM

Jail population reaches all-time high -9/18/2014, 4:47 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kan. legislative leaders to appoint study panels

Published on -7/26/2013, 7:55 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas legislative leaders are preparing to appoint committees to study several issues before lawmakers convene their annual session in January.

The Legislative Coordinating Council has scheduled a meeting for Monday afternoon. The council is the Legislature's top seven leaders, including Senate President Susan Wagle and House Speaker Ray Merrick.

The agenda includes a discussion of potential study topics, including various budget issues.

Legislative leaders typically appoint joint House-Senate committees to review issues and make recommendations ahead of each annual session.

But Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Jeff King wants to have a daylong committee hearing on Gov. Sam Brownback's next appointment to the Kansas Court of Appeals.

Brownback must nominate a new judge by Aug. 29. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation when lawmakers reconvene in January.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos