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Brownback Signs Off On $291M State Budget Band-aid

The State of Kansas will use $291 million in internal government borrowing to avoid a deficit in its current budget and pay bills on...

Brownback Appoints New State Treasurer

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a state legislator as the next Kansas treasurer to replace Republican Ron Estes after Estes won a special...

Gov. Brownback Supports Flat Tax Proposal

Kansas legislators are preparing to debate a proposal to raise additional revenue with a flat personal income tax which has the support Gov. Sam...

State Legislators Meet With Gov. Brownback On Tax Proposals

Top Republican legislators are negotiating with Gov. Sam Brownback over raising taxes as they consider proposals for a flat personal income tax. The governor met...

Gov. Brownback Issues Emergency Declaration On Wildfires

Gov. Sam Brownback signed the final State of Disaster Emergency declaration Monday for 20 Kansas counties affected by wildfires that burned more than 651,000...

REPORT: Governor Brownback Could Step Down For U.N. Post In Italy

A report from Kansas Public Radio says that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has been tapped to fill a United Nations position in Rome, Italy...

Kansas Senate Falls Short Of Overriding Brownback Tax Bill Veto

Kansas legislators will have to determine the path they will take to balance the state budget after failing to override Governor Sam Brownback’s veto...

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...

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...

Kansas Headlines

Kansas’ U.S. Senate Race Is Set As Marshall Beats Kobach For GOP Nod; Watkins Out In 2nd District

TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansas’ biggest race of the evening was one of the first to be decided: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall secured the Republican...

Kansas Total Tax Collections $484.6 Million Ahead of July of Last Fiscal Year

TOPEKA—The State of Kansas starts Fiscal Year 2021 by surpassing its total tax-only collections by $484.6 million compared to July of last fiscal year....

AG Derek Schmidt Urges Federal Action To Increase Access, Affordability For Remdesivir

TOPEKA – (August 4, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today urged federal agencies to exercise special legal authority to increase the availability...

KDA Update on Vesicular Stomatitis Virus 7-31-2020

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Updated situation report on the ongoing outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in Kansas: Total premises which have tested positive for...

Feds Say Filth, Hazards At Kansas Group Homes Put Foster Care Children At Risk

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Kansas let foster care children live in group homes with broken windows, mold, exposed electrical wiring, trashed porches...

Kansas News Service

Kansas’ U.S. Senate Race Is Set As Marshall Beats Kobach For GOP Nod; Watkins Out In 2nd District

TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansas’ biggest race of the evening was one of the first to be decided: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall secured the Republican...

Feds Say Filth, Hazards At Kansas Group Homes Put Foster Care Children At Risk

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Kansas let foster care children live in group homes with broken windows, mold, exposed electrical wiring, trashed porches...

Kansas K-12 Districts Can Start Class On Time After State Board Rejects Governor’s Order To Delay

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas’ elementary, middle and high schools will reopen for in-person instruction in August, despite Gov. Laura...

Kansas Governor Says Masks Are Non-Negotiable In Schools And Pleads For Delaying Classes

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Students, teachers and staff members at K-12 schools in Kansas will wear masks, use hand sanitizer...

Kansas Prisons Prepare For Possible Second Coronavirus Outbreak Behind Bars

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — As an inmate at the Wichita Work Release Facility with only a few months left on...