Monday, 06 July 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Monday
Low  61°
High 85°
Tuesday
Low  57°
High 73°
Wednesday
Low  65°
High 81°
Thursday
Low  67°
High 89°
Friday
Low  69°
High 91°
Saturday
Low  69°
High 95°
Sunday
Low  69°
High 98°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 75°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
House Votes To Ban Smoking In State Owned Casinos
03/24/2011


A bill extending the 2010 statewide smoking ban to state-owned casinos has cleared the Kansas House.

The 97-26 vote on Wednesday sends the measure to the Senate.

Legislators approved the ban last year but critics complained that the state wasn't treated the same as private businesses that were forced to comply.

The bill would ban smoking at the state's casino in Dodge City and those under construction in Sumner and Wyandotte counties.

Opponents of extending the ban argue that prohibiting smoking will reduce the potential revenue generated by the casinos for the state. One estimate is that Kansas and local governments could see a decrease of $16 million in the coming year from what was projected.

Efforts to repeal the overall statewide ban failed during Tuesday's House debate.

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
Shots Fired At Liberal Police Offers, Attempted Murder Charges Sought
UPDATE:Endangered Child Found
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Farmland Values Decline In Kansas
Brooks Bomb Helps BJ's Drop Dodge
Former Jayhawk and KU Football Assistant in Liberal Friday  
USD 480 To Hold New Teacher Fair
Texas County Awarded TSET Grant
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Amtrak's Southwest Chief In Jeopardy
BJ's Slip into Second
Bee Jays Fizzle on the Fourth
Brooks Bomb Helps BJ's Drop Dodge
Thursday Rainout Means Double Header on July 4th
Shots Fired At Liberal Police Offers, Attempted Murder Charges Sought
Yucca Ridge Announces Night Golf Results
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
Texas County Awarded TSET Grant
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group