KCUR News
11:05 pm
Thu January 7, 2010

Kansas State Library Taking Text Message Questions

Topeka, KS – Kansas residents wanting to know the name of their legislator or the status of a bill can now text the Statehouse for answers.

The information service is a function of the Legislative Reference Desk of the State Library. On a given day the desk receives as many as 75 calls seeking information.

Most calls to 1-800-432-3924 are answered within minutes. If it takes longer, librarians will return the call with the requested information. All questions and calls are confidential.

To text a question, residents may send the request to 785-256-0733.

The library is located in temporary quarters on the Statehouse grounds while the library is undergoing renovations.