12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
A prominent conservative Kansas legislator has launched what could become the most aggressive campaign to date to rein in the state Supreme Court after a proposal failed that would have changed how its justices are selected.
16 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
The playfully alliterative headline for this post is spurred by this lengthy and effective local piece headlined "The Kansas death penalty has cobwebs." Here are excerpts: It may be weeks before Kansans know if prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Kyle Flack, accused of killing four people in Franklin County this spring.
Logan, who lives in Leawood, is a partner in the firm Logan Logan & Watson. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2011 by Governor Sam Brownback.
Governor Sam Brownback signed a law last month that requires drug screening for Kansas recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families .
A promotional video for the Kansas Chamber of Commerce includes endorsements by top political leaders in the state.
The Kansas Senate approved a bill Wednesday, May 15, to provide an additional $202 million in bonds for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility planned on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., bringing the price tag to approximately $1.255 billion.
It may well become the most unpopular law since Prohibition became an Amendment to the Constitution in 1919.
New gun and abortion laws that sailed through Republican-controlled state legislatures this year are about to face scrutiny in a less hospitable arena: the courtroom.
Good for the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and city and county leaders for writing University of Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little to express their concerns over possible cuts to the KU School of Medicine in Wichita.
A staff member of the House Democratic leader offered an apology Thursday for a series of anonymous, derogatory postings on Twitter that offered critiques of Republicans involved in Kansas politics.
Almost three years after announcing plans to expand, PQ Corp. broke ground Thursday on a $120 million project at its Kansas City, Kan., facility.
So it goes in a state where a handful of Republicans have decided to privately pursue a tax-cut plan in a state facing a significant loss of revenue.
TOPEKA, Kan. The Governor's Council on Fitness is asking for nominations in the 2013 Kansas Health Champion awards.
The proposals, by Rep. Lance Kinzer, R-Olathe, would bring to Kansas the federal model for judicial selection by allowing the governor to make lifetime appointments to the state Supreme Court.