TOPEKA - Newly minted Gov. Mark Parkinson on Friday will hold his first media availability since being sworn in late Tuesday.
The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. This afternoon, Parkinson, a Democrat, will address a joint session of the Legislature at 4 p.m.
Parkinson assumed his new roll when former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius resigned to be sworn in as Health and Human Services secretary on Tuesday.