Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 06 October 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  56°
High 81°
Low  55°
High 78°
Low  53°
High 83°
Low  50°
High 75°
Low  55°
High 82°
Low  56°
High 88°
Low  51°
High 82°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 79°  
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

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.

Accident Victim Life Watched To Amarillo Hospital
Texhoma Teen Killed In Hwy 54 Crash
Eikenberry Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter
Walmart Neighborhood Market To Open, Gives Back To Community
Chuckwagon Chow-Down to help raise funds for Levi Foreman
Friday's Scores
LHS Hosts Homecoming Friday
Buffaloes Burst Past Redskins
Friday's Games
Flu Shots Available Thursday At Seward County Health Dept.
Click Here For All Stories

Wood Earns 2nd KJCCC Player of the Week Honors
Saints Slam Dodge for 20th Win
Winter Wheat Planting Reaches The Halfway Point
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
LHS Volleyball Struggles at Hays
LHS Girls Finish Last at WAC Tennis
Enrollment Continues to Increase at USD 480 Schools
Sublette's Lehning and Former BJ Berry in Kansas Hall
Slatten Sets Record as LHS Competes at Newton
Seward Plays Tough in Texas
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 Emergency Alert Hanbook

©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