Gov. Laura Kelly is restricting access to the Kansas Statehouse due to the possibility of an armed protest, telling state lawmakers Thursday that an event is planned for Sunday with “other potential gatherings” next week.
Wichita State University Political Science Professor Dr. Neal Allen expressed concern for events unfolding at the US Capitol and believes the unrest in Washington, D.C. could go on for days, maybe longer.
The parties in a lawsuit regarding compensation to businesses due to the government-ordered shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic have decided to ask the court to hold the case for the 2020 legislative session.
Governor Laura Kelly is one of the hundreds of key leaders and workers considered essential to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after the state identified the people needed to ensure continuity of government function.