2013 Legislative Session – Week 2 Recap
In this issue…
What is Pay-Go? “Pay as you go,” or pay-go for short, is a self-imposed procedural rule that requires a lawmaker who wants to boost spending for a program or agency to offset equal cuts elsewhere.
School Efficiency Task Force. The Governor’s Task Force released their final set of recommendations on school efficiency, several of which are being incorporated into legislation this session.
Judicial Selection. The legislature is working several bills that could strip Kansans of a rigorous, non-partisan merit selection process and allow the Governor to appoint members of the Kansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, subject to state senate confirmation. .
Teacher Professional Organizations. Two bills are moving through the Legislature which could change the nature of teacher’s present bargaining rights and professional advocacy potential.
Other Pending Bills & Events.