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Extra Shot: Kansas Rep. John Rubin Responds To Chairmanship Removal

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Susie Fagan
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Heartland Health Monitor
Republican John Rubin was stripped of his chairmanship of the Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee on Tuesday.

On this special Extra Shot edition of KCUR's Statehouse Blend podcast, Kansas Rep. John Rubin (R-Shawnee) talks to host Sam Zeff about his removal as Chair of the Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee by House Speaker Ray Merrick.

Merrick said in a statement that he ousted Rubin in response to the latter attempting to "manipulate the House rules" and force a vote on a gaming bill.

Guests:

  • Rep. John Rubin, (R-Shawnee), Kansas House of Representatives

Matt Hodapp produces Statehouse Blend at KCUR. Sam Zeff covers education for KCUR. He's also co-host of Statehouse Blend. Follow them on Twitter @WilliamHodapp and @samzeff.

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