Kansas Legislators End Session Quietly
KSCB News - May 29, 2010 12:00 am
Kansas legislators have formally ended their annual session without attempts to override vetoes by Gov. Mark Parkinson.
The House and Senate met only briefly Friday, with many members
That’s not unusual for the day the Legislature sets aside each
year for its formal adjournment ceremony. But in some years,
they’ve taken up substantial business.
Parkinson on Thursday rejected 11 items in a $13.7 billion
budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
One provision would have prevented the state from sending funds
to Planned Parenthood for non-abortion services for poor Kansans.
Another was designed to block regulation of greenhouse gases.
The Legislature’s substantial business was completed May 11.