Seg. 1: Transparency Efforts Slowing In Topeka. Seg 2: Life On The Waitlist For Organ Donation.
Segment 1: Examination of the secrecy shrouding Kansas government ignites momentum for openness, but it's dwindling.
Kansas is considered to be one of the "darkest" state governments in the nation. We asked why this problem persists and how lawmakers have responded to calls for more transparency in Topeka.
- Laura Bauer, Kansas City Star reporter on the Pulitzer-finalist team for the investigative series, "Why so Secret, Kansas?"
- Max Kautsch, Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government board member
Segment 2, beginning at 25:24: Annual Donate Life Month encourages people to register as organ donors.
There were more organ transplants in 2017 than any other year, but the list of people waiting for new hearts, lungs, kidneys, livers and bone marrow continues to grow. April is Donate Life Month and our guests explained what it's like to wait for, and receive, a vitally needed organ.