Davis, Brownback muddle debate about K-12 staffing trends
Major party frontrunners Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and Democratic Rep. Paul Davis have chosen to spin the numbers to depict a politician's support or neglect of K-12 education.
Union Says Inmate Attacks On Guards Are Rising In Kansas
Rebecca Proctor, Executive Director of the Kansas Organization of State Employees, says there have been 17 inmate-on-staff batteries since June.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences
In this combination of 2013 photos provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections, is Reginald D. Carr, left, and Jonathan D. Carr.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Kansas Governor Takes Credit For Wind Energy Then Suggests Phasing Out Support
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard during an impromptu meeting with reporters on Wednesday morning.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
In final stretch, Roberts seems at home in Kansas
The third-term senator has been dogged by questions about where he really lives, but it appears that he is enough of a local to keep his seat in Congress.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Voice For Liberty in Wichita
The Kansas economy under guidance of moderates
Before wishing for a return to the "good old days," let's make sure we understand the record of the Kansas economy.
Roberts, challenger trade barbs in new ads
Sen. Pat Roberts and his primary challenger, radiologist Milton Wolf, are exchanging fierce barbs in new ads launched the final weeks of their primary fight.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Transgender Kansans fear voter ID law is roadblock
Jordan Hanson, a transgender Kansan from Lawrence, fears she will be unable to vote because her ID lists her as a man.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Kansas GOP demands apology over Davis' opposition list
Davis, Kansas House minority leader and the Democratic candidate challenging Republican Sam Brownback for the governor's office, announced this week he had received the endorsement of 104 Kansas Republicans who hold or have held public office.
Could revenue struggles push Brownback to legalize pot?
You don't have to be high to say that Brownback and most of Kansas' elected officials in the state are conservative.
Kansas Revenue Department planning to move
The Kansas Department of Revenue is studying its options for moving out of the Docking State Office Building but has not determined when or where the relocation will happen.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
DCF terminates contract with Pandarama Daycare, leaving owners and parents scrambling
Six months ago, the Sipples joined a group to block the Kansas Department of Corrections from putting a parole office with sex offenders near their daycare.
Guard suffers concussion at Lansing prison
Jeremy Barclay, a spokesman for the Kansas Department of Corrections, told The Topeka Capital-Journal that a Lansing guard suffered a concussion and two other guards suffered more minor injuries Tuesday while subduing an uncooperative inmate.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Paul Davis secures endorsement of more than 100 former and current Republican officials
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and his running mate Jill Docking smile after more than 100 Kansas Republican politicians and activists on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, threw their collective weight behind the Democratic governor candidate during a news conference in Topeka.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Kansas revenue questions prompt Bank of KDOT debate
Kansas politicians and lobbyists sense the next six months of state revenue collections will serve as a telling forecast of whether state government leaders will move to dig more deeply into what is referred to by some as the Bank of KDOT.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
State offers waiver for veterans
Military veterans will be able to waive a commercial driver's license skill test for one year after their deployment if they have two years of safe driving in a comparable military vehicle, the Kansas Department of Revenue announced Thursday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
GOP candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner agree: Competition will bring better coverage
Five candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner are fighting for the Republican nomination, but they all agree: Get more insurance companies to come to Kansas and compete for business, and Kansans will get cheaper and fairer coverage.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Voice For Liberty in Wichita
Did Rep. Mike Pompeo vote to fund Obamacare?
A television ad by Todd Tiahrt claims that Mike Pompeo voted seven times to fund Obamacare.
Kansas high court finds for foster parents in adoption case
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday limited the number of court appeals that can be applied in a child-in-need-of-care custody case.
Inmate convicted in Salina murder dies in prison
A state prison inmate who was in prison for killing a 15-year-old Salina girl in 1984 has died.