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The Wichita EagleKansas state government could be barred from lobbying against gun control in Washington by a gag rule designed to prevent local governments from lobbying in favor of gun control at the Statehouse. The state Senate on Friday gave its final approval to...
The Kansas City StarAny notion that the conservative-dominated Kansas Legislature would hum along like a well-oiled machine is proving wrong by the hour. Word just came Friday morning that a budget conference committee scheduled for 9 a.m. had been canceled. That all but...
The Hutchinson News, Kan.State Rep. Dan Hawkins, R-Wichita, omitted a dash mark and a blurb about the governor's upcoming Flint Hills motorcycle ride. Otherwise, the legislative update Hawkins posted on his website matched the update Kansas House Republican leadership drafted....
The Salina Journal, Kan.The Kansas Legislature this session is expected to grant Secretary of State Kris Kobach the power to prosecute those suspected of voter fraud. According to the Associated Press, Republican Kobach has sought the power since he took office in January 2011...
The Salina Journal, Kan.In 2010, a group of Democrats and moderate Republicans, led by Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson, took one for the team by passing a 1 cent sales tax increase. For rescuing the state, which was suffering through the Great Recession, they were pilloried...
The Hutchinson News, Kan.Gov. Sam Brownback and top leaders in the Kansas Legislature took turns before the camera for a new video promoting the Kansas Chamber of Commerce. "I don't know where we would be without the Chamber. They have really leaned in, they want to see the...
The Wichita EagleA Sedgwick County judge on Monday deferred ruling on a motion to dismiss charges against a Wichita gang member who has invoked the state's stand-your-ground law as a defense for first-degree murder. Prosecutors said Monday's hearing was necessitated...
Tags: Prosecution, Justice System, Criminal Laws, Murder, Judges
The Hutchinson News, Kan.A Hutchinson man was granted two years of probation Friday for blackmail for reportedly threatening to publicize explicit photos of an ex-girlfriend unless she gave him $750. Harold Allen, 37, appeared Friday for sentencing before Reno County District...
The Hutchinson News, Kan.Raising staff salaries at Hutchinson USD 308's K-through-12 schools was rated a high priority by budget advisory panels that included USD 308 employees. The budget panels also included parents and students and met four times. The USD 308 school board on...
Abortion rights advocates in Kansas are worried that the legislature's approval of a declaration that life begins "at fertilization" will inspire new attempts to prevent the procedure. The Kansas Legislature sent the sweeping anti-abortion bill to...
Tags: Social Issues, Sam Brownback, Abortion
Maybe the Kansas Legislature should rethink this bill they’re trying to introduce---after the last two nights does anyone really want to see KU and Wichita State play? First time, long time--- It had been since January of 2006 that Kansas last...
Kansas is violating the state constitution by not providing enough funding for schools. A district court in Shawnee county issued the ruling today. The decision comes after more than 50 school districts sued the state. They demanded lawmakers...
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