Rep. Steven Johnson
Capitol View

We have reached our turnaround week in the legislature where bills are due out of their first chamber. To get House bills passed and to the Senate, we spent much of the week on the floor of the house. Many bills were debated.

Among those passed was a bill that would move our corrections officers to the Kansas Police and Fire (KP&F) plan from their current group within KPERS. It is a better benefit for our corrections officers, particularly those newly hired. However, it does cost more.

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