1. Kansas State University
  2. »Division of Communications and Marketing
  3. »K-State Today
  4. »Legislative Update

K-State Today

February 8, 2022

Legislative Update

Submitted by Sue Peterson

Last week was a shortened week in the Kansas Legislature. This week and next week will see a flurry of committee hearings and committee action as the last day for committee meetings in the House and Senate is Feb. 21.

Legislative hearings for the week Feb. 7-11:

• The House Higher Education Budget Committee will hold hearings on university and higher education budgets this week. The committee meets daily at 1:30 p.m.

Committee hearings schedule
Monday, Feb. 7 — Pittsburg State University
Tuesday, Feb. 8 — Kansas Board of Regents
Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Fort Hays State University
Thursday, Feb. 10 — Emporia State University
Friday, Feb. 11 — Wichita State University
Monday, Feb. 14 — University of Kansas
Tuesday, Feb. 15 —Kansas State University

• The Senate Committee on Education will hold hearings on the Regents appointed by Gov. Kelly in early fall 2021. The committee meets daily at 1:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 7, Regent Carl Ice
Tuesday, Feb. 8, Regent Cynthia Lane
Wednesday, Feb. 9, Regent Winton Winter

The Kansas Legislature will provide virtual access to committee meetings and floor action throughout the 2022 legislative session. Links to access the meetings can be found at kslegislature.org/li.

The Office of Government Relations will provide virtual 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.

Zoom details are below. You will be required to sign in with your K-State eID and password to access the meeting.

Join Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 996 6618 4318
Passcode: 829804

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.