- Kansas House reconsiders changing judicial selection process Updated: Apr-30-16 9:42 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - An effort to change the process for selecting Kansas Supreme Court justices has been revived in the Legislature. The proposal being considered Saturday would give the governor more authority over the nine-member commission that names three finalists for each high court vacancy.
- High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction Updated: Apr-27-16 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court could make it tougher for the government to crack down on public corruption, signaling Wednesday that it may overturn former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's federal bribery conviction.
- Court rules Indiana lawmakers can keep emails private Updated: Apr-19-16 5:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers can continue withholding their correspondence with lobbying groups and businesses from the public under a ruling Tuesday by the state Supreme Court.
- South Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Apr-13-16 1:26 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
- The Latest: 3 lawmakers ask to join lawsuit against Bevin Updated: Apr-12-16 5:11 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Latest on Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's attempt to cut funding for colleges and universities (all times local):
- Kentucky attorney general sues governor over education cuts Updated: Apr-11-16 5:35 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Democratic attorney general sued the state's Republican governor on Monday, arguing he overstepped his authority when he ordered budget cuts for state colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: Joining immigration fight against Obama Updated: Apr-04-16 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Forty-three Republican senators on Monday joined the legal challenge to President Barack Obama's actions on immigration, arguing that the president overstepped his constitutional authority in unilaterally expanding programs for immigrants.
- Chinese news agency tells readers to ignore April Fools' Day Updated: Apr-01-16 9:53 am
BEIJING - China's Communist Party has a new target in its campaign against pernicious Western cultural influences: April Fools' Day.