Kansas Guv Kelly Keeps Policy Power

More consequences following the "red wave" breakdown . . .

"The proposed amendment failed by less than 10,000 votes in the initial ballot count. It would have allowed the Kansas Legislature to take away some policy-making capabilities from the governor's administration."

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Kansas voters narrowly reject plan to shift power from the governor to the Legislature

A week of counting ballots suggests Kansas voters narrowly rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would have shifted regulatory clout from the governor to the Legislature. It would have given the Legislature more power over defining how state laws should be carried out by agencies, particularly environmental regulations on businesses.