Emergency law clears Senate; process urged to slow

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The Kansas Senate passed legislation Monday remaking the state's emergency management law although regional planners in Kansas City warned that the Legislature should approach the issue more cautiously.

The Legislature is racing to pass legislation - possibly as early as this week - that would overhaul the state's emergency management law and in some cases limiting the governor's power to limit movement and public gatherings during a public health emergency.

The state's current ongoing emergency declaration ends March 31, giving lawmakers a tight deadline to . . .

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