Racial justice panel's bills stalling in Kansas Legislature
March 21, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Legislature has so far not acted on proposals from a racial justice and equity commission established last year by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly following the killing of George Floyd, and neither the governor nor the commission members are pushing publicly for action.
The Commission on Racial Justice and Equity released a report in December with more than 30 recommendations to state legislators regarding policing practices, including proposals to ban no-knock warrants in drug cases and against hiring officers who have been fired for various offenses that inclu...