Lawmakers touch on 2020 session

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January 21, 2020 - 9:58 AM

Kansas Reps. Kent Thompson and Kenneth Collins, at left, field questions at a legislative forum in Iola Monday. REGISTER/TREVOR HOAG

Area legislators gave local citizens a preview of this year’s state Legislative session at a meeting Monday night sponsored by Allen County Farm Bureau.

Representatives Kent Thompson, rural LaHarpe, and Ken Collins, Frontenac, were there in person while Sen. Caryn Tyson addressed the audience via speakerphone.

Thompson is serving on the Local Government Committee as chair, the House Transportation Committee, and the House Agriculture Committee. He expressed concern over the labeling of food products, specifically meat and milk.

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