Former candidate goes to court over statehouse deaf services


A  former Kansas House candidate is asking the state Supreme Court to force the Legislature to provide better service to constituents who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Chris Haulmark, who ran unsuccessfully for the Kansas House last year, filed a suit asking the court to force lawmakers to provide a sign-language team and better captions for audio and video streaming. Haulmark would have been the state's first deaf lawmaker.

"The Kansas Legislature is unconstitutionally denying petitioner Chris Haulmark his ability to petition its government . . .


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