2 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
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.
3 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post
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.
6 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star
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.
10 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
"Many concerns have been expressed regarding the constitutionality of House Bill 2120.
14 hrs ago | KHGI
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approved creation of a committee last week that would comb through existing legislation with the intent of identifying outdated measures that should be repealed.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.
Kansas legislators Wednesday considered a proposal to impose a lower state sales tax on groceries than on other consumer goods in hopes of breaking an impasse among Republicans on tax issues.
Republicans at a House subcommittee hearing this week objected to a 2010 law that targets conflict minerals from Central Africa, saying it places too many regulations on U.S. businesses and hasn't accomplished enough since it went into effect.
Graduation days are celebrations of hard work expended and the future opportunities that have been earned.
Often a phenomenon of bad marriages, "selective deafness" is when one hears only what is convenient.
As revenues ebb under the income-tax cuts, state leaders are looking at everything as a potential place to cut spending.