The Battle For Kansas Courts Continues
Kansas courts are staying open. At least, that’s what it looks like now that Kansas lawmakers have sent a bill to Governor Brownback to repeal the portion of a statute de-funding the judiciary. On another front, lawmakers failed to pass a bill that would change how Supreme Court judges are picked.
- State Senator Jeff King is vice-president of the Senate. He’s a Republican from Independence in southeast Kansas.
- Pedro Irigonegaray is a Topeka lawyer who represented judges in their fight against the Legislature.