Brownback responds to questions about whether President Barack Obama could prove citizenship to register to vote — as required under the new voter ID law — and whether the new law will disenfranchise voters.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who proposed the legislation, said the new law is the strongest in the nation in protecting the voting process. He said it is the biggest change in Kansas election law since giving women the right to vote.
Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that the voter ID bill will protect the integrity of Kansas elections. The law requires photo ID of all in-person voters and proof of citizenship to register to vote starting in January 2013.
KU student Andrew Toth discusses opportunity that musicians in the KU School of Music will receive in an exchange program with Eutin, Germany - a sister city of Lawrence. Musicians were on hand at Free State Brewery Sunday night for a ceremony in which the restaurant tapped the first keg of its newest beer. The new brew's recipe comes from a brewery in Eutin.
Lawrence city commissioner Bob Schumm was at Free State Brewery on Sunday evening to sample its latest beer made from an original recipe of the St. Michaelis brewery in Eutin, Germany, which is Lawrence's sister-city.