Policy Watch 2021
Weekly updates from the Kansas legislature by Paul Johnson.
April 9, 2021: Policy Watch #14–Legislative Coordinating Council (LCC) Throne
April 2, 2021: Policy Watch #13–Redistricting Guidelines
March 26, 2021: Policy Watch #12–Water (Dis) Organization
March 19, 2021: Policy Watch #11–Water Rights/Law Testimony
March 12, 2021: Policy Watch #10–State Energy Plan Stall
March 5, 2021: Policy Watch #9–Big Policy Battles Remain
February 26, 2021: Policy Watch #8–Legislative Timelines
February 19, 2021: Policy Watch #7–Mother Nature Shows her Stuff
February 12, 2021: Policy Watch #6–Tax Cut Bandwagon…or Déjà Vu
February 5, 2021: Policy Watch #5–Must all issues be partisan?
January 29, 2021: Policy Watch #4–Water Policy Future
January 22, 2021: Policy Watch #3–Pandemic Protocols
January 15, 2021: Policy Watch #2–Budget Uncertainty
January 8, 2021: Policy Watch #1–Session Preview
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Legislative Observer Corps
Volunteers on behalf of LWV Kansas regularly attend committee meetings held by the Kansas legislature. Volunteers observe the committee process, follow targeted bills through the legislative process, and occasionally write and deliver testimony.
View past reports in the archive.
August 20, 2020: Call TODAY in support of the USPS!
July 21, 2020: Call TODAY to support 2020 election funding
April 17, 2020: Election funding due to COVID-19
Policy Watch is a publication of the Kansas Rural Center with sponsorship from the following: League of Women Voters of Kansas, Kansas Natural Resource Council, Kansas Farmers Union, and Climate + Energy Project.
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