Kansas governor creates commission on racial justice issues
June 24, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has appointed a commission to examine policing and other racial justice issues and named the superintendent of Topeka's public schools and a state university administrator to lead it.
Kelly issued an executive order Wednesday to create the 14-member Commission on Racial Equity and Justice and said it would focus first on relationships between law enforcement agencies and the communities they police. She said it will develop policy proposals for both state and local officials.
The governor promised her administration would tackle such issues foll...