State government closed Thursday for state workers in Shawnee County

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Due to safety concerns regarding the winter storm coming through the state overnight Wednesday into Thursday, Governor Laura Kelly has ordered state offices in Shawnee County to be closed on Thursday, February 7. Forecasts show ice and snow accumulation causing safety concerns with road conditions throughout the area.

The Kansas Judicial Center will also be closed tomorrow. Individual judicial chambers may remain open at the discretion of the justice or judge. Visitors will want to call ahead if they plan to visit judicial chambers.

The declaration does not include the Kansas Legislature, or Board of Regents. 

“Their designated representative will make a separate declaration for those employees if appropriate.” according to Wednesday’s statement.

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