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KCUR Evening Newscast 2-18-08

By Steve Bell

KCUR Evening Headlines (1 min 48 sec)

  • The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill allowing construction of two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.
  • The Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee narrowed the scope of a bill enacting new restrictions on smoking in public places.
  • The Kansas House Appropriations Committee endorsed a juvenile justice system budget very much like the one proposed by Governor Sebelius, but delayed decisions on employee pay raises and computer upgrades.
  • In Jefferson City, a new bill was introduced in the Senate that would cap the number of Missouri casinos, while increasing their taxes and repealing the loss limits for gamblers.

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