Capitol Update: Sen. Pat Pettey applauds Gov. Kelly’s proposed budget

Democratic state Sen. Pat Pettey. File photo.

Each week during the 2023 Kansas legislative session, we will provide Shawnee Mission area lawmakers the opportunity to share their thoughts about what is happening in the state captiol.

Below is this week’s submission from Democratic Sen. Pat Pettey of Kansas Senate District 6, a small part of which reaches into parts of northeast Johnson County.