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GOP saves, advances plan to limit Kansas agency regulations


February 23, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republicans have revived a proposed amendment to the state constitution to make it easier for the GOP-controlled Legislature to overturn state agencies' regulations, pushing it through the Kansas House with a little help from dissident Democrats.

The House voted 85-39 on Monday to approve the measure, giving supporters one vote more than the two-thirds majority needed for passage. The measure initially fell four votes short last week, but the Legislatures' rules allowed a second attempt.

Many Democrats see the measure as a political attack on Democratic Gov. Laur...

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