Path forward uncertain for Kansas concealed carry opponents
May 3, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers who want to keep concealed guns out of state hospitals have yet to settle on a path forward, though they've likely ruled out spending $24 million to secure the facilities.
Spending committees in the House and Senate have decided they won't fund GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal that the state pay for metal detectors and armed guards at state hospitals for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled. Both committees met Tuesday to continue work on their comprehensive spending bills. Under a 2013 law Brownback signed, the hospitals will have to allow g...