Kansas lawmakers in both parties push transparency measures
January 24, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Kansas outlined proposals Tuesday for making state government more transparent after Republican leaders said they're taking steps to give the public more information about who is behind the legislation being considered.
The Democratic proposals included measures designed to make police body camera footage more accessible to the public and to require law enforcement agencies to tally and report what property they seize as a result of their criminal investigations.
Democrats also are pushing for tougher lobbying laws and changes in how the Legisla...