The Latest: Kansas lawmaker seeks report on prison unrest
July 30, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on issues involving the Kansas prison system (all times local):
A Kansas lawmaker is seeking a report from legislative auditors on recent inmate disturbances at the state's maximum-security prison in El Dorado.
Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly of Topeka said Monday she is concerned that the Department of Corrections is not being transparent enough.
The department has confirmed incidents involving inmates refusing to return to their cells on May 8, June 24 and June 29. But it has said they were less serious than some employees and their union desc...