A Senate committee is moving quickly on a proposal to help flood- and tornado-damaged communities rebuild homes.
The Ways and Means Committee voted Monday to sponsor the proposal. It would provide $12 million over three years to help communities rebuild homes.
The money would come from Kansas Lottery ticket sales. Committee Chairman and Thayer Republican Dwayne Umbarger said the panel will have a hearing today.
The measure is a response to flooding this summer in southeast Kansas and to tornadoes in May, one of which nearly destroyed the town of Greensburg in southwest Kansas.
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.