Archive for Friday, April 1, 2005

Capitol Briefing

April 1, 2005

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— The Legislature sent Gov. Kathleen Sebelius a bill that would increase regulations of abortion clinics. Sebelius vetoed a similar bill in 2003.

  • Kansas Supreme Court Justice Robert Gernon died from complications of cancer. He was 61. Gernon was appointed to the court in 2003 by then-Gov. Bill Graves.

TODAY'S SCHEDULE

The House and Senate are planning to adjourn today, until April 27.


QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Gov. Sebelius, I humbly request a veto for this legislation." -- Rep. Dale Swenson, R-Wichita, speaking against a bill that groups representing the elderly and disabled say will make it more difficult to sue nursing homes for abuse and neglect

12 days - The state Supreme Court has given

lawmakers until April 12 to produce a

constitutional school finance plan.

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