A challenge to the governor’s powers to limit the agenda in a special legislative session is poised to pass the state senate today. Senator Jane Cunningham’s bill requires school districts to have policies banning private internet communications between school staff and students.

Kansas City Senator Jolie Justus tells her some teachers in her district remain concerned…

AUDIO: Justus &  Cunningham

Cunningham maintins the legisalture has the power to go beyond the specifics in the governor’s call for a special session. Governor Nixon had called for lawmakers to repeal questionable parts of a bill passed in the spring. But he specifically says he wants no new language in its place until January. Cunningham says he cannot place such tight limits on the general assembly.