Lawmakers hear testimony on a bill that would require police officers to wear body cameras. Supporters say it’s an essential tool to increase transparency, but some legislators are worried about the costs to local police departments.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo questioned the sincerity of President Obama’s recent exhortations about the importance of the middle class while attending the Kansas Republican Party’s annual convention in Topeka on Friday.
Kansas Republicans just had a clean-sweep election in 2014. But they’re already preparing for 2016, when in addition to the presidential race U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and members of the Kansas Senate and House will be up for re-election.