Kansas Headlines

Governor Kelly Announces Resumption of State of Kansas Operations

Governor Laura Kelly today announced that public access to state office buildings will remain closed until April 19, 2020. This restriction matches the stay-home...

Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt Warns Kansans Of Potential Scams

Topeka, Kan. – Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, today, put out a warning to Kansas consumers and investors about potential scams in the insurance and...

Department of Commerce launches COVID Jobs Website

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce today launched a new jobs website, connecting job seekers with Kansas businesses hiring to fill urgent...

Kansas AG, US Attorney Partner To Combat COVID-19 Fraud

TOPEKA – (April 1, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister today announced a state-federal partnership to investigate and...

Kansas Department of Health & Environment Public Update – 4/1/2020

The latest from the Kansas Department of Health & Environment regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.  

Kansas March Total Tax Collections at $523.4 Million; 1.6% Below Estimate

TOPEKA - The State of Kansas closed March with total tax collections at $523.4 million; 1.6% or $8.6 million below the estimate. That is...

KDHE Opens COVID-19 Case Investigation at Lansing Correctional Facility

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Leavenworth County Health Department are conducting a joint medical investigation into the...

Kansas Sees A 1,000% Surge In Jobless Claims As COVID-19 Derails The Economy

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Suddenly tossed from their jobs by the coronavirus shutdown, people from across the state continue...

Kansans Brace For Floods And Tornadoes While Already Hunkered Down For COVID-19

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters raked across the plains of Kansas long before this latest...