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It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the way the state has gone about complying with that decision leaves some educators feeling that they ... (more)
Gov. Sam Brownback ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday and Friday in Kansas to honor the victims of Sunday's shootings in Overland Park.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback adjusts 8-year-old Brad Eckart's tie before taking a group photo with parents of children with autism who supported a new law requiring limited health insurance coverage for treatment, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Overland Park.
You can't make this stuff up so I'm going to take the New York Times seriously on this.
Republicans concede bill would let teachers be fired without cause "Statehouse Republicans are having to abandon a key talking point in their effort to defuse teacher anger over an anti-tenure bill the Legislature passed a week ago, conceding the bill would allow school districts to fire veteran teachers without having to give a reason why.
President of USW Local 241 Robert Cammarn holds a sign in front of El Dorado Civic Center, where Gov. Sam Brownback was scheduled to appear for the Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt on Thursday.
The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.
Praeger, who is not seeking re-election, said there were too many unknowns about the compact and what impact it may have on federal health programs in Kansas, including Medicare for senior citizens.
At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages .
Due process – An amendment to the school-funding bill that eliminates teacher due-process rights was backed by the conservative special-interest group Americans for Prosperity.
Union: Legislation an attack on teachers By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 Bill would strip away due process rights Legislation that was supposed to address inequities in public school funding in Kansas was instead an attack on teachers, the Valley Center teachers union and others said this week.
For Kansans who felt some guilt by association during the worst of the passage and rollout of the Affordable Care Act, there is some relief in seeing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius step down .
State court officials are unsure whether a Kansas budget approved this year by the Legislature will allow them to avoid furloughs for employees, while still providing additional funding for operations and a new document system.
A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson before heading to a Jewish retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said.
Map locates Kansas City where a gunman kills at least 3 people.; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm; In this photo provided by KSHB41 Action News, authorities respond the Jewish community center after a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014.