Highlights of Thursday's activities at the Kansas Legislature:
- House Republicans said they would present proposals next week to address school districts' short-term financial needs.
- A study said a destination casino in southeast Kansas has the potential to bring in more revenue than one in the Kansas City area.
- Senate leaders pledged that a committee will consider a House-passed bill to strengthen the Kansas Open Records Act.
- The House approved a bill requiring public libraries to install technology to shield minors from Internet pornography.
Clock is ticking:
Thursday was the 60th calendar day of the session, out of 90 scheduled.