Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Reports by Kansas Legislative Information Systems and Services that includes all bills, resolutions and executive reorganization orders introduced or received by the Kansas Legislature during the session. The reports are sponsored and directed by the Legislative Coordinating Council and maintained by the Legislative Office of Information Services.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about actions taken by legislators this session.
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Where you get it: Go to the Legislature’s website, www.kslegislature.org. On the home page, click on the “Senate and House 2014 Actions Report and Subject Index Report” link under the “Recent Documents” menu. The most recent report was updated through Feb. 13. For up-to-the-minute information, people also may call the legislative hotline at 800-432-3924.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.