The debate over pandemic policy persists in Kansas as the partisan divide limits the Guv's powers but not her will to take precautions against the plague.
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"Because of Senate Bill 273, which was passed with a veto-proof majority in March, the governor cannot issue the state of emergency extension herself. The bill limited the governor’s powers in response to the pandemic and added the council into the decision-making equation."
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TOPEKA (KSNT) - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has indicated Thursday her plans to extend the state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor told the KSNT News' Capitol Bureau in an interview around 11:30 a.m. that she would be asking the Kansas Legislative Coordinating Council for an extension.