UPDATED: Senate committee chairs swap positions


(Updated to include comments from Olson about plans for medical marijuana bill and the spokesperson from the Senate president)

Sen. Rob Olson is out as chair of the Federal & State Affairs Committee.

And Sen. Mike Thompson's days are over leading the utilities committee.

Senate President Ty Masterson on Wednesday shuffled committee assignments, moving Thompson over to Fed & State and moving Olson back to utilities.

The Senate president introduced new committee assignments after state Sen. Richard Hilderbrand of Baxter Springs announced he . . .


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