By Jessica Hembree, HCF Program and Policy Officer
January means New Year’s resolutions, honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and welcoming legislators back to Topeka and Jefferson City. As we gear up for the 2015 session, here’s a snapshot of what to expect for both states.
There are a couple big issues that are going to occupy most of the legislators’ attention. The Kansas budget is in crisis, with revenues continuing to decline in the wake of 2012 income tax cuts.