Kelly vetoes bill aimed at expanding childcare; says it relaxes safety standards


Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday vetoed a bill that was aimed at expanding access to child care but that she said would relax safety standards for children.

"My North Star as governor is to make Kansas the best place to raise a family. Key to that is ensuring parents have access to safe, affordable, quality childcare," Kelly said.

“This bill would reverse the progress we’ve made toward that goal, loosening safety requirements for childcare centers and preventing the state from . . .


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