The National Transportation Safety Board says Ronald Bramlage purchased the 2006 single-engine Pilatus PC-12/47 just five weeks before the June 2012 crash in Florida that killed Bramlage, his wife and their four children. The family was returning home to Junction City, Kan., from the Bahamas.
State correctional officers are being put at risk because of critical staffing shortages in state prisons, the interim director of the Kansas Association of State Employees told a legislative committee. Rebecca Proctor told about instances of inmates attacking guards at the Hutchinson and Lansing prisons.
The brief, which argues that delaying gay marriages in Kansas will harm same-sex couples and their families, was filed in response to a request by the state of Kansas to keep a state constitutional ban in place.