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Governor urges GOP-led state council to extend declaration


September 11, 2020

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas will face a dramatic reduction in coronavirus-related services that would put residents' lives at risk if a state council does not approve extending a state disaster declaration, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Thursday.

The State Finance Council, which is dominated by Republicans, is scheduled to meet Friday to discuss extending the declaration before it expires on Tuesday. Failure to extend the declaration will prevent the state from leveraging critical resources, Kelly said at a news conference.

"In other words, these nine members of the State Finance Council wi...

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