Kansas lawmakers OK barring COVID-19 suits, curbing governor
May 22, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans pushed a sweeping coronavirus measure through the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature on Friday, aiming to shield businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related lawsuits and take control of the state's pandemic response from Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly.
Some Democrats predicted Kelly would veto the bill, but she said Friday in a media briefing that she was not yet ready to announce plans for specific bill signatures or vetoes.
"Just like the entire Kansas Legislature I also haven't had time to read or review the complex and consequential legi...