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Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead
Gov. Sam Brownback is touting a new campaign poll giving him a one-point lead, showing just how competitive the Kansas gubernatorial race has become.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Iola woman gets 8 years on meth charges
A 35-year-old Iola woman has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison on charges of possessing and distributing methamphetamine.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Woman who sued TMTA, USD 501 not giving up
Legally blind Colorado resident Leila Marie McCoy said Monday she isn't giving up on her legal action a federal judge dismissed in May seeking $25 million from Topeka Unified School District 501, the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority, Topeka lawyer Renee Netherton, the state of Kansas and the Kansas Department for Children and Families.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Kansas governor faces tax cut challenge
Part two: The political impact of an economic issue that Republicans have been using for more than four decades - tax cuts.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Kansas Democrat Endorses Independent Greg Orman
There are times in a political party where the calculations that are made go far beyond dollars and cents, beyond party loyalty, and straight to the fact that the people who are involved in a race are also human beings.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
Gov. Christie stumps for Kansas Gov. Brownback
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is lending Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback support in his tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis.
I-Team Scam Alert: Kansans threatened over tax debts.
Customers have alerted the Kansas Department of Revenue to fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with garnishment if they don't pay a tax debt.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
November ballot measure could legalize raffles for Kansas nonprofits
For years, Kansas school groups, churches and charities have raised money by selling raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes - televisions, iPads, autographed basketballs or tickets to concerts.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Opinion Line Extra
Gov. Sam Brownback says he is ready to "hit the accelerator" on his "road map." He may discover that he has already run that program out of gas.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Polls: Dems closing gap in tight races for governor, US Senate
In a contentious race for Kansas governor, Democrat challenger Paul Davis has flipped incumbent Republican Sam Brownback's lead in the polls, according to Rasmussen Reports, a top national pollster.
The Wichita Eagle
Martin Hawver: Get ready for budget mess
About the same time as the general election in November, the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group will announce the state's official revenue estimate for the rest of this fiscal year and make its projection for the next fiscal year.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Summer Adventures in Kansas: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, a...
Believe it or not, tallgrass prairie once covered over 170 million acres of North America.
Feds say Texas responsible for unnecessary Medicaid spending
Texas Tribune : Feds: Texas Responsible For Misspent Medicaid Dollars Texas is "ultimately responsible" for millions of misspent Medicaid dollars, according to a new federal audit, because a state agency failed to properly oversee the contractor that reviewed the medical necessity of Medicaid claims.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Kansas runs afoul of the SEC over pensions
The commission says the state's public employees' retirement system committed securities fraud by not telling investors how underfunded the pensions of its 155,000 workers were.
Kansas health care finance director to keep job
Physician and former state Rep. Susan Mosier is staying on as director of the division of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment overseeing programs that provide health care coverage for the state's residents.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Kansas attorney general to appeal capital rulings
In this combination of 2013 file photos provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections, is Reginald D. Carr, left, and Jonathan D. Carr.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
ACA Signups: What's the matter with Kansas
Yesterday, the Big News on the ACA front was a new state-by-state survey from Gallup which showed the overall impact to date on total uninsured rates across the country.
Real Clear Politics
Roberts Survives Tea Party Challenge in Kansas
Add Pat Roberts to the growing list of GOP senators who have survived Tea Party challenges during the primary season, distinguishing this cycle from the history-making midterms four years ago, which sent several longtime lawmakers home.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts grabs early primary lead
The Fire Department of New York says a traffic accident apparently involving two double-decker tour buses in the city's Theater District has injured eight people.
Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts faces tea party challenge
Mike Bishop walks in the rain to vote at the Rochester Community House in Rochester, Mich.