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State Senator seeks Larned State Hospital answers

Schmidt will visit Topeka Friday

Photo by Jim Misunas Great Bend Tribune State Senator Allen Schmidt from Hays visits with Becky Bowman, Pawnee County commissioner and another Pawnee County resident Thursday at the Haas Building.

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By Jim Misunas
jmisunas@gbtribune.com
LARNED — State Senator Allen Schmidt will try and get some answers Friday from Rob Siedlecki, secretary of the Social and Rehabilitation Services.
Schmidt, a state senator from Hays, and the people who work at the Larned State Hospital might like not like the answers they will eventually hear.
Thursday’s Pawnee County legislative listening tour featured Schmidt, a state senator from Hays, and State Representatives Mitch Holmes and Larry Powell.
Siedlecki, apparently hired by Governor Sam Brownback as a budget-cutting hatchet man, has already fired Larned State Hospital Superintendent Robert Connell and Osawatomie State ...


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