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K-State Today

January 5, 2021

Legislative Update

Submitted by Sue Peterson

The Kansas Legislature will convene at the State Capitol at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11. At this time all 165 newly elected members of the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of Representatives will be sworn in to their respective chambers.

In the first week of the Kansas Legislature meeting, Gov. Laura Kelly will deliver the State of the State Address in a virtual format. The date and time have not been released. In addition to the State of the State Address, Gov. Kelly will release budget details for fiscal year 2022 and beyond.

The Office of Government Relations will again provide weekly Legislative Updates through the remainder of the Legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn in early May. The updates will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays by Zoom. Please watch for the Jan. 12 Legislative Update for the details. The information can also be obtained by contacting the Government Relations Office at 785-532-6227 or kstategr@k-state.edu.

Throughout the Kansas legislative session, the Office of Government Relations maintains a list of legislation pertaining to higher education, K-State and state agency operations. To subscribe to the listserv email kstategr@k-state.edu

If you have any questions regarding the Kansas Legislature, please contact Sue Peterson or Kristin Holt in the Office of Government Relations at 785-532-6227.