Kansas Senate to have new committees, including ethics panel
December 27, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate will have two new committees, including one focusing on ethics and government transparency issues.
Incoming Senate President Ty Masterson's appointments of new committee leaders for 2021 reflect turnover in the Republican supermajority's top leadership. Masterson, incoming Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop and Vice President-elect Rick Wilborn are giving up committee chairmanships.
Republicans will lead all committees, but nine of the 14 chairs will be new.
Masterson, from Andover, created a new Transparency and Ethics Committee instead of having the...