I reported on the spring 2014 Kansas legislative session for my work with KU Statehouse Wire Service, focusing on taxation, health care and technology. In addition to extensive research, I took stories outside of the capitol by researching the effects proposed bills would have on Kansas residents.

Kansans protest religious freedoms bill:

One piece that I wrote in February followed a proposed bill that would allow businesses to deny wedding-related services to individuals on the basis of “sincerely held religious beliefs.” I followed the creation of the bill, local businesses’ reactions and protests in a Topeka, until the bill was finally vetoed.

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