Updated: 02/17/2009 - State workers were set to not get paid this Friday unless the governor and Kansas Republicans end their stalemate. Gov. Sebelius signed the budget bill late this afternoon.
Posted: 02/17/2009 - Democratic Sen. Chris Steineger says he's thinking about running for governor next year.
Posted: 02/17/2009 - Sen. Chris Steineger wants to cut the size of the Legislature by 45 people, but he doesn't have much support among colleagues.
Posted: 02/17/2009 - A Senate committee considers a bill to allow people to walk around with an alcoholic beverage at festivals and other special events.
Updated: 02/17/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius calls a budget impasse that is jeopardizing state employees' next paycheck "ludicrous."
Posted: 02/17/2009 - Roland Burris says he won't step down as Illinois' junior senator.
Posted: 02/16/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is expected to ask for permission to use shift some funds so Kansas can pay its bills on time.
Posted: 02/16/2009 - The measure is expected to win first-round approval after debate Monday.
Updated: 02/16/2009 - Tomorrow's a big day for President Barack Obama, as he signs the $787 billion stimulus bill.
Posted: 02/16/2009 - A bill that was inspired by the deaths of a woman and her 4-year-old daughter is scheduled for a hearing today.
Posted: 02/16/2009 - Legislators and Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius must avoid a deficit in the budget for the state's 2010 fiscal year, which begins July 1st.
Posted: 02/13/2009 - A federal stimulus package could bring $1.7 billion to Kansas, but legislative leaders aren't making plans yet to spend it.
Posted: 02/13/2009 - The White House says President Barack Obama will outline his plan to help struggling homeowners on Wednesday.
Posted: 02/13/2009 - House leaders are urging General Motors and Chrysler to submit credible restructuring plans next week to the Obama administration.
Posted: 02/12/2009 - President Barack Obama isn't done campaigning for his economic stimulus plan. He'll visit Denver and Phoenix next week.
Posted: 02/12/2009 - Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire has withdrawn his nomination to become President Barack Obama's commerce secretary.
Posted: 02/12/2009 - The measure ties provisions dealing with the coal plants to proposals for encouraging the development of wind farms and other forms of renewable energy.
Posted: 02/12/2009 - A Senate committee is considering a bill that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Updated: 02/12/2009 - The Kansas House approves a $326 million plan for eliminating a state budget deficit.
Posted: 02/12/2009 - Final House and Senate votes on President Barack Obama's $789 billion economic stimulus measure are on track for tomorrow.