Posted: 04/29/2009 - Mark Parkinson begins his first full day as Kansas governor confronting the state's budget problems.
Updated: 04/28/2009 - President Obama holds Bible as former Kansas Governor is sworn in
Posted: 04/28/2009 - The Obama administration will again require federal agencies to consult with the government's wildlife experts before taking any actions that could impact threatened or endangered species.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - The White House is asking Congress for $1.5 billion to fight a swine flu outbreak.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - Three key Republican legislators are proposing a tax amnesty program to help Kansas with its budget problems.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - The Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) has partially activated the State Emergency Operations Center in Topeka to monitor flood activity and swine flu reports.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - A national study has found Kansas has the potential to become a major exporter of renewable energy, producing many new jobs and new tax revenue.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - Kansas officials expect Sebelius' resignation to occur quickly, possibly within hours of her expected confirmation.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - The Supreme Court is giving tentative approval to government regulation of the use of even a single curse word on live television.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - The Senate has opened debate on President Barack Obama's choice for Health and Human Services secretary, with Democrats calling for a quick vote as the country deals with the swine flu outbreak.
Posted: 04/28/2009 - Debate is set to begin Tuesday morning, with a vote anticipated in the afternoon.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - An ethics complaint filed against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin claims the legal defense fund she formed last week to challenge such claims is an ethics violation itself.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - The Obama administration wants to reverse a last-minute Bush-era rule that allows mountaintop mining waste to be dumped near streams.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - Attorney General Eric Holder listened quietly to tales of torture, execution and palace intrigue this morning as he toured the Tower of London.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - President Barack Obama is promising a major investment in research and development, with the goal of spending 3% of the nation's gross domestic product on scientific innovation.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - The speaker of the Kansas House says legislators need to consider furloughing workers as part of a budget-balancing plan.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - Two key Kansas legislators doubt supporters of a milk labeling bill can override Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - The Treasury Department says it has provided General Motors Corp. with another $2 billion in federal loans as the giant automaker struggles to restructure.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in Congress are willing to let his signature $400 tax cut for most workers expire after next year but are moving to give him a better chance at passing his health care bill.