Rain heavy at times will move across northeast Kansas this afternoon and tonight that could lead to flooding. Severe storms are also possible through this evening with 60 mph wind gusts and hail up to the size of quarters.
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- A former Kansas Senate majority leader has taken a seat on the State Commission that regulates utilities.
Jay Emler was sworn in as a member of the Kansas Corporation Commission on Friday, one day after the senate voted 38-0 to confirm his appointment by Governor Sam Brownback.
Emler abstained from that vote, and another senator was absent.
After winning confirmation, Emler resigned from the legislature.
Emler is a former Chairman of the Chamber's Utilities Committee and served as Majority Leader in 2011 and 2012.
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