After we came back from Turnaround, the mid-point of the session, the Kansas Senate resumed its work on March 6th. Much of our work since then has been in committee, but late this week our work also involved a long day on the floor with votes on a bill to help those impacted by the wildfires rebuild, the Rescission Bill, imon’s Law, and a number of other measures, which I will detail later in this newsletter, including my votes.
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II write this letter to you on March 1st, right in the middle of our “Turnaround” break. Turnaround is the midpoint of the session – where bills that were introduced in one chamber must pass out of that chamber in order to be considered by the other.
There are exceptions - a few committees are “exempt” which means bills within those committees are “blessed” and aren’t subject to the deadline – but for the most part, we are finished hearing Senate bills. Ne