The following statement is from Governor Laura Kelly on the decision today by the Kansas Supreme Court regarding her Court of Appeals appointment:

“I want to thank the Kansas Supreme Court for their expedited decision on this important issue. I encourage the Senate to act swiftly to vote down the Jack appointment next week.

“I intend to appoint Sarah Warner to the Court of Appeals following action by the Senate. It’s time to move forward and fill this vacancy with one of the brightest lawyers in our state.”