You Oughta Know

View pre-filed legislative bills for Kansas 2015 session online

Kansas State Capitol, Statehouse, Capitol Dome Topeka
Kansas State Capitol, Statehouse, Capitol Dome Topeka File photo

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 records: Pre-filed bills for the Kansas Legislature, which begins its session Monday.

Why you’d want them: To learn more about what laws legislators will try to pass this year.

Where you get them: Go to the Legislature’s website, Click on the links under “Recent Documents” menu on the home page. You can click on House pre-filed bills and on Senate pre-filed bills.

How much they cost: The reports are free.

Deb Gruver

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