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Legislative Reports by Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, an organic farmer and a registered lobbyist for the Kansas Rural Center, writes weekly legislative updates during the session.

In 2017, The League of Women Voters of Kansas is sponsoring the Kansas Rural Center’s “Policy Watch” in order to bring you timely legislative reports from policy analyst Paul Johnson. LWVK and KRC support each other’s mission and recognize the value of coordination and collaboration for the betterment of Kansas.  

Paul follows critical legislation involving taxes and budget, elections and local government, Medicaid expansion, judicial selection, school funding and separation of powers.

2017 Legislative Reports  Policy Watch

Note: The veto session began May 1. One hundred days were allocated for this 2017 legislative session, which should have ended on May 26. The Kansas legislature adjourned on June 10, after a 113-day session.

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