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Kansas Legislature Considers Bill To Repeal 2012-13 Tax Cuts

A push in Kansas to end an income tax break championed by Gov. Sam Brownback is being led by fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled...

Trump CIA Appointee Spurs Move By Kansas Legislature

Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill rewriting rules for special congressional elections so military personnel overseas have more time to vote. The...

Thousands Of Kansas Ballots Uncounted In General Election

Kansas election officials threw out thousands of ballots cast in November, mostly because the state had no record those residents were registered voters. Some local...

Some KS Legislators Look To Repeal Concealed Carry On Campus

A few Kansas lawmakers are seeking to undo a law that will allow concealed guns in public hospitals and colleges. The proposal would permanently exempt...

Brownback Budget Proposal Misses The Mark For Many Legislators

Gov. Sam Brownback’s office released a budget proposal Wednesday that is likely to put him at odds with large contingent of the Legislature. Legislators in...

Marshall Named To House Ag Committee

Kansas 1st District Representative Roger Marshall, M.D., will serve as a member of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 115th United States Congress....

Governor Brownback Delivers State Of The State Address

During his State of the State address on Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brownback says he will propose “modest and targeted” tax increases to help address...

Gov. Brownback To Deliver State Of The State Address Today

Governor Sam Brownback is preparing to give his annual State of the State address to the Kansas Legislature amid serious budget issues. The governor is...

Free Legislative Hotline Available To Kansas Residents

Kansas residents can access information on legislation, legislative procedure, state government, public policy issues and more by calling 1-800-432-3924. Calls are answered by experienced...

Kansas Tops Revenue Projections For December

Kansas revenue officials say the state slightly exceeded revenue estimates in December. The Kansas Department of Revenue said Tuesday tax collections in December were nearly...

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Governor Laura Kelly will announce tomorrow the statewide move to Phase 2 of Kansas’ COVID-19 vaccination plan. With this move, all those aged 65+,...

KBI Update Regarding Suspicious Death Investigation In Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the suspicious death investigation that...

State Conservation Commission Meeting February 1

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The State Conservation Commission will hold its regular meeting on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. using a virtual attendance...

KDA Offers Food Safety Webinar Series in 2021

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s food safety and lodging program will offer monthly online webinars on food safety issues beginning Monday,...

Governor Laura Kelly Appoints Christopher Etzel to Fill District Court Vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District

TOPEKA – Today Governor Laura Kelly appointed Christopher Etzel, Havensville, to the 2nd Judicial District vacancy created by the retirement of Chief...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...