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State-wide Kansas Town Hall features all 6 federal lawmakers on response to COVID-19

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) — WDAF-TV in conjunction with Nexstar affiliates KSNW-TV in Wichita, KSNT-in Topeka, and KSNF-TV in Joplin-Pittsburg broadcasted a live special “Kansas Congressional Town Hall: The Federal COVID-19 Response” Thursday evening..

This town hall was broadcast to more than 99% of constituents in Kansas. The town hall included all six US lawmakers representing Kansas.

The lawmakers touched on a wide range of issues facing the country and their constituents, from how prepared we are to deal with another spike in the pandemic to what life will look like as we try to get back to normal.

They also talked about their outlooks on the House-passed HEROES Act, how they’re protecting the nation’s food supply with a number of meatpacking plants in Kansas, and how they’ll continue to respond to other elements of the crisis.

FOX4’s John Holt moderated the discussion, which included the following lawmakers:

  • Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  • Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  • Rep. Roger Marshall – Kansas 1st district (R – Great Bend)
  • Rep. Steve Watkins – Kansas 2nd district (R – Topeka)
  • Rep. Sharice Davids – Kansas 3rd district (D – Shawnee)
  • Rep. Ron Estes – Kansas 4th district (R – Wichita)


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