You Oughta Know

Read report about state's DUI laws

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help citizens keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: Report of the state's DUI Commission, charged with studying Kansas' laws and making recommendations about how to strengthen them.

Why you'd want it: To learn more about drunken-driving laws in Kansas and what legislators are doing to better protect citizens. The Kansas Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 6, which put into place stricter laws.

Where you get the records: Read the commission's full report at

How much it will cost: The information is free.