Blue Ribbon Commission Half Way Done With Listening Sessions
KSCB News - May 16, 2011 5:08 pm
A commission studying the Kansas court
system is more than halfway done with public hearings but is
preparing for the first of two sessions in Topeka.
The Blue Ribbon Commission plans a hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday at
Topeka’s library for the public to offer suggestions for improving
court operations. Local officials also will meet with commission
members in the afternoon.
The 25-member commission created by the Kansas Supreme Court is
holding 19 hearings across the state. It has held 10 so far.
The commission is considering issues such as using technology to
reduce costs and increasing the court system’s flexibility in using
The commission wraps up public hearings with its second session
in Topeka on June 6.