Kansas lawmakers call for reform after secrecy story breaks
November 19, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers from across the political spectrum say they'll push to fix the state's culture of secrecy after a newspaper highlighted alarming levels of opacity in state and local government.
Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer pledged last week to address the problem of transparency. Colyer is set to take over as governor if Gov. Sam Brownback is confirmed as an ambassador, the Kansas City Star reported .
"Transparency is absolutely critical to increase Kansans' confidence in government," Colyer said. "I look forward to taking steps to increase transparency and improve public tru...