Capitol Update: Rep. Jo Ella Hoye vows to fight for abortion access

"So many of us are worried about what the future holds now that this generation has fewer rights over their bodies than the generation before them," Rep. Jo Ella Hoye writes in this week's Capitol Update. 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 capitol.

Below is this week’s submission from Democratic Rep. Jo Ella Hoye of Kansas House District 17 in Lenexa and Shawnee.