1 hr ago | Illinoisreview
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4 hrs ago | KFDI
Kansas legislators are backing the Brownback administration's desires to shift services for the intellectually and developmentally disabled into the state's new managed care system, a move opposed by disability advocates.
8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback issued an order Friday temporarily relaxing truck regulations to support recovery efforts in Oklahoma following a devastating tornado.
When lawmakers return Tuesday, they will consider another plan drafted by House Republicans and agreed on by tax negotiators Friday afternoon.
The Kansas Department of Corrections would have to limit parole supervision to only the highest-risk offenders under a proposed state budget agreement, the department's secretary said in a memo this week.
Kansas legislative negotiators have agreed on a proposal for cutting income taxes further and setting the state sales tax at 6 percent.
Louisiana has the highest rate of gun violence in the nation and the weakest gun safety laws, according to a recent national study, and state lawmakers are moving to expand the already permissive statutes.
Money dominated the last of the MainStream Coalition's legislative series Thursday: how are we going to pay for state government, what gets cut and how much tax are we going to pay.
Sseven girls from Heartland Elementary School in the Blue Valley School District, now mostly middle-schoolers at Harmony or Aubry Bend, for a few years had been competing in an international problem-solving educational program, Odyssey of the Mind.
"Many concerns have been expressed regarding the constitutionality of House Bill 2120.
A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for next week for the central utilities plant at a new, national biodefense lab in Manhattan.
Steve Roberts said he "would like to create some sort of impression that I'm willing to go against political correctness." He created an impression, all right.
Richard Cram, left, policy and research director for the Kansas Department of Revenue, confers with state Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee Chairman Les Donovan, right, a Wichita Republican,Thursday, May 23, 2013, outside the Senate chamber in the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed Sue Wenger of Mulvane to a four-year term on the Kansas Real Estate Commission.
The Senate approved creation of a committee last week that would comb through existing legislation with the intent of identifying outdated measures that should be repealed.
There is a constitutional fight brewing between Kansas, whose current governor is a former federal legislator, and the Obama Administration over the passage of a state law banning federal agents from enforcing national gun control mandates and regulations when all firearms business is conducted between citizens within the state's boundaries.