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Kansas Corrections employee out of job after email mistake


August 6, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Department of Corrections employee is no longer working for the agency after he mistakenly sent an email to a newspaper that advised downplaying the need for a special legislative session because of political considerations.

Jimmy Caprio, the department's legislative liaison, sent the email to The Kansas City Star Friday after the newspaper asked about calls for a special session to discuss increasing pay for state prison guards.

He wrote that the special session could put the governor's office in "a tight spot," especially if current Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer take...

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