Jan 27, 2023

New season of 'The Kansas Legislature' begins Feb. 3

Posted Jan 27, 2023 11:30 AM

Smoky Hills PBS

BUNKER HILL ā€” Another live production from Smoky Hills PBS, "The Kansas Legislature," will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3. Streaming will also be available on YouTube

The show airs during the legislative session, which gives the legislators and viewers the opportunity to discuss up-to-date issues.  For each show, legislators from the Smoky Hills PBS viewing area are invited to participate in the live call-in program, and viewers are encouraged to call in with their legislative questions.

ā€œ 'The Kansas Legislature' is one of the longest running series on Smoky Hills PBS and we are excited to continue this tradition for our viewers,ā€ said Les Kinderknecht, senior producer/director of Smoky Hills PBS."This is a great opportunity for our viewers to connect with our Kansas legislators and ask questions that are important to Kansans, questions that could impact their jobs or everyday life.ā€

Becky Kiser, news reporter for Hays Post/Eagle Radio, has been named the moderator for the 2023 season of "The Kansas Legislature." She will be joined by two or three legislators during each show.

Coming in February:

FEB 3 ā€“ Sen. Rick Billinger (Goodland), Rep. Adam Smith (Weskan)
Feb 10 ā€“ Rep. Troy Waymaster (Bunker Hill)|
FEB 17 ā€“ Sen. John Doll (Garden City), Rep. Steven Howe (Concordia)

To find a list of legislatures that might be on the show each week, go to our website, SmokyHillsPBS.org where you will find the 2023 season schedule. 

The 2023 Kansas Legislature is made possible by ITC Great Plains and through a partnership with the Docking Institute of Public Affairs, Fort Hays State University.