Capitol Update: ‘Skipping payments just adds to the deficit and creates major problems down the road’

Rep. Melissa Rooker speaking at Saturday's community forum at Corinth Library.
Rep. Melissa Rooker speaking at Saturday’s community forum at Corinth Library.

Each legislative session, we provide northeast Johnson County’s elected officials with the chance to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Melissa Rooker submits this week’s update:

Belated Happy Kansas Day! January 29 fell on Sunday this year so we will mark the 156th anniversary of statehood with special recognition ceremonies at the beginning of our session today.