Transportation officials want task force for Kansas roads
January 26, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are looking at the state's transportation needs after spending years diverting highway funds to support a faltering state budget.
The Senate Ways and Means Committee is considering a bill that would create a 27-member task force assigned with looking at Kansas' progress on the state's transportation plan and making recommendations to the Legislature. The bill's initial hearing was Wednesday, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported .
Lawmakers have expressed concern over the condition of Kansas roads and highways. The Legislature has repeatedly used funds f...