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Kansas lawmakers OK barring COVID-19 suits, curbing governor


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...

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