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Lawmakers want answers after people locked out of Statehouse


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are demanding answers after protesters were locked out of the Statehouse last week.

Top leaders from both parties directed the director of Legislative Administrative Services to prepare a report during a meeting Wednesday, the Lawrence Journal-World . The members of the Legislative Coordinating Council said they want to know when security officials can lock people out of the Statehouse and who has the authority to make such a decision.

Issues arose June 18 when officers locked the public entrance doors to the Visitors Center, preventing protesters with...

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