The Kansas City Star will host a town hall featuring state lawmakers beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.

The town hall will be in partnership with the Kansas Press Association, which is holding its annual convention at the hotel. The town hall will take place in the hotel's Emerald Ballroom.

Members of the panel will be: Sen. Susan Wagle, R-Wichita; Rep. Don Hineman, R-Dighton; Sen. Laura Kelly, D-Topeka; Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita; Rep. Jason Probst, D-Hutchinson; and former Rep. John Rubin, R-Shawnee.