- 4 killed in 2 separate Kansas accidents Updated: May-24-15 2:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Four people have died in traffic accidents in Kansas during the holiday weekend.
- Brownback signs bill regulating ride-hailing companies Updated: May-22-15 5:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a compromise on regulations that ride-hailing company Uber says will allow it to stay in the state.
- Kansas House balks at setting up alternative to foster care Updated: May-22-15 5:07 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas House members are uneasy about a proposal to allow parents to temporarily give up custody of their children to others as an alternative to putting the youngsters into foster homes overseen by the state.
- Kansas Senate's GOP leaders cancel debate on tax increases Updated: May-21-15 8:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Top Republicans in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate canceled their first scheduled debate Thursday on raising taxes to erase a projected budget shortfall, just before lawmakers scuttled out of the Statehouse for an extended holiday weekend.
- Kobach says he is preparing to prosecute election fraud Updated: May-21-15 8:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that his office would "begin immediately" to prepare election fraud prosecutions if Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signs a bill giving him the power to prosecute.
- Kansas House approves variety of election changes Updated: May-21-15 8:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House approved a measure Thursday that would move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years in a bid to boost turnout.
- Kansas lawmakers negotiate agreement on $15.5B state budget Updated: May-21-15 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate have agreed on a proposed budget that would limit increases in tuition at state universities.
- Ex-Kansas lawmaker gets another term on utility commission Updated: May-21-15 6:50 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has confirmed the appointment of a former majority leader to a new term on the state commission that regulates utilities.
- Kansas Senate approves bill to bolster 'webcam' abortion ban Updated: May-21-15 5:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has approved a bill aimed at allowing the state to enforce a ban on what critics call "webcam" abortions.
- Kansas House approves variety of election changes Updated: May-21-15 2:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House has approved a measure that would move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years.
- Gov. Brownback signs bill to end dispute over fantasy sports Updated: May-19-15 7:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying the legality of fantasy sports leagues.
- Kansas House approves regulatory compromise with Uber Updated: May-19-15 5:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has approved a compromise on regulations that ride-hailing company Uber says will allow it to stay in the state.
- Kansas attorney general appoints new civil litigation chief Updated: May-19-15 5:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has picked a former state Bar Association president to lead the division in Schmidt's office that handles civil lawsuits.
- Governor, lawmakers give Kansas school districts extra funds Updated: May-18-15 7:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders have approved a total of nearly $302,000 in extra funding for three public school districts.
- Kansas Senate bill seen as threat to biosciences agency Updated: May-18-15 6:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas agency that nurtures biosciences companies would be abolished under a bill being considered by a legislative panel.
- New proposal to narrow Kansas business tax break emerges Updated: May-18-15 5:50 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A new proposal for narrowing a tax break for business owners and farmers has emerged in the Kansas House.
- Kansas governor says using private email, cell is simpler Updated: May-18-15 4:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Under scrutiny for using private email and cellphones for official communications, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that he has engaged in the practice since he was a U.S. senator.
- Kansas lawmakers work with reduced staff for rest of session Updated: May-18-15 5:04 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas legislators will be working with a reduced staff of secretaries and assistants now that their annual session is in overtime.
- Kansas House panel to continue review of lawmaker's remarks Updated: May-15-15 7:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas House committee has scheduled its next meeting to investigate a Democratic lawmaker who labeled as "racist bigots" supporters of a bill ending college tuition breaks for students living in the U.S. illegally.
- Kansas revising rules for public retirees returning to work Updated: May-15-15 7:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Legislators have approved a bill rewriting the rules for teachers, school administrators and other public employees who return to work after retiring.
- Kansas Supreme Court reverses capital murder conviction Updated: May-15-15 2:35 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of a 27-year-old man serving a life sentence for suffocating his former girlfriend and their baby after she demanded child support.
- Kansas Senate approves bill for reviving KCK racing park Updated: May-14-15 10:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A bill designed to revive a Kansas City-area dog and horse racing park by lowering taxes on its slot machines was approved by the Kansas Senate on Thursday.
- Kansas House delays vote on bill moving local elections Updated: May-14-15 10:04 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House has postponed a vote on a measure that would move local elections to the fall of odd-numbered years.
- Kansas Senate blocks sales of strong beer in supermarkets Updated: May-14-15 8:38 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has rejected a measure to allow supermarkets and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer.
- Kansas lawmakers ratify deal to repeal green energy rule Updated: May-14-15 8:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas legislators have approved a bill to repeal a renewable energy requirement for the state's utilities as part of a deal with wind energy companies to avoid a new tax.