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Archive for Thursday, March 11, 2004

Highlights from the Kansas Legislature

March 11, 2004

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Highlights of Wednesday's activities at the Kansas Legislature:

  • The House rejected a bill pledging more money for education and providing a huge tax break for married couples, but elements of a school finance plan began to emerge.
  • Libraries would have to shield minors from Internet pornography and could not let them borrow R-rated videos under a bill advanced in the House.

Also:

  • A House commtitee endorsed a bill allowing prosecutions for attacking, injuring or killing a fetus.

Clock is ticking: Wednesday was the 59th calendar day of the session, out of 90 scheduled.

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