You Oughta Know

Keep track of legislative bills online

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: A report of actions taken by the Kansas Legislature during the 2015 session.

Why you’d want it: To keep track of bills and resolutions introduced by legislators. The report, prepared by Kansas Legislative Information Systems and Services, is updated regularly.

Where you get it: Go to Click on the “Senate and House Actions and Subject Index Report” link.

How much it costs: The report is free.

Deb Gruver