Capitol Update: Sen. Mike Thompson talks recent votes on abortion amendment, Energy Choice Act

"The freedom of energy choice is being undermined in many areas around the country, with governments seeking to limit or prohibit the use of natural gas," said state Sen. Mike Thompson in his Capitol Update column. Above, Thompson in a file photo.

Each week, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Lindsay Vaughn, Rep. Susan Ruiz and Sen. Mike Thompson are scheduled to send updates this week.

Below is the submission from Republican State Sen. Mike Thompson who represents District 10.