UPDATED: Wagle realigns Senate committee chairs; Senate vice president derides reshuffling


(Updated to include comments from Longbine; comments from Olson; list of all committee chairs and vice chairs; edits throughout)

Sen. Jeff Longbine is out.

Sen. Caryn Tyson is in.

Sen. Rob Olson is in and out.

Senate President Susan Wagle on Wednesday finished rearranging committee chairs, something that's been percolating beneath the surface for more than a week.

The realignment was first reported by the Sunflower State Journal a week ago.

Wagle announced a new lineup of chairs that leaves Longbine — a moderate Republican — without a committee to . . .


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