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Veto Session Report | May 9, 2022

Veto Session Report May 9, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Lawmakers returned to Topeka on April 25 to convene the wrap-up period known as Veto Session. True to its name, senators and representatives attempted a handful of veto overrides while also wrapping up other items of business before…

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This Week in Topeka | March 28-April 1, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 28-April 1, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session The main part of the 2022 Legislative Session has come to a close. Lawmakers will return to Topeka on April 25 for the veto session where they will consider potential gubernatorial vetoes and wrap up remaining…

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This Week in Topeka | March 21-25, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 21-25, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session A planned short week has come to a close in Topeka. Lawmakers spent their time on their respective chamber floors churning through bills and amendments in advance of Wednesday’s deadline to consider all bills. Lawmakers will return…

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This Week in Topeka | March 14-18, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 14-18, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session With just a few exceptions we’ve reached the time of year where committees are finished with their work. Most of the attention now returns to the House and Senate floors where the bodies will fine tune legislation…

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This Week in Topeka | March 7-11, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 7-11, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Just as things were humming along in Topeka, Mother Nature decided to cut things short with another Thursday snowstorm. While the incoming snow didn’t put everything on hold, it did cause quite a few hearings to be…

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This Week in Topeka | February 28-March 4, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 28-March 4, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Not sure if it was the unseasonably warm weather or not, but action in the statehouse was perhaps a little more quiet than usual for this time in the session. Committees continue to evaluate proposals as…

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This Week in Topeka | February 21-25, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 21-25, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session After a few last-minute committee meetings on Monday, the House and Senate spent Tuesday and Wednesday focused on floor action. They churned through multiple, mostly non-controversial pieces of legislation that had previously been vetted by their respective…

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This Week in Topeka | February 7-11, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 7-11, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Bill introductions hit a fever pitch as deadlines for individual lawmaker and committee bill introductions occurred this week. This doesn’t completely stop the flow of bill introductions as there are still a few ways to bring a…

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This Week in Topeka | January 31-February 4, 2022

This Week in Topeka January 31-February 4, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session What started out as a normal week in Topeka ended rather hurriedly as a looming mid-week snowstorm led to most legislative activities for the week being shuffled around or canceled altogether.  Next week several key legislative…

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This Week in Topeka | January 24-28, 2022

This Week in Topeka January 24-28, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Activity in the capitol picked up this week including action on a congressional redistricting map and a new economic development incentive aimed at helping Kansas compete for large “mega” projects. The 2022 Legislature seems to be hitting…

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