Posted: 02/27/2014 - Kansas House members are preparing to approve a bill that would add four southern counties to a program that seeks to boost population and economic development in rural areas.
Posted: 02/25/2014 - President Barack Obama has reached out to House Speaker John Boehner for a rare one-on-one meeting between the political rivals.
Posted: 02/25/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback is visiting Kansas elementary schools to continue to build support for his proposal to expand state funding for all-day kindergarten instruction.
Posted: 02/25/2014 - Republican senators are using opposition research to attack GOP challengers earlier and more aggressively than in past elections.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - A House budget committee has accepted a subcommittee's recommendation to increasing spending for Kansas public higher education by about $44 million over the next two years.
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Posted: 02/24/2014 - A bill before the Kansas House would allow farming interests to have more input into where power lines are placed.
Updated: 02/24/2014 - A Kansas House committee has tabled a bill to require cities and other local governments to warn consumers if they put fluoride in their water supplies.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - Kansas enacted a law last year to prevent government agencies from infringing on residents' religious liberties.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - Senate Education Committee members are expected this week to continue their discussion of a proposal to expand Kansas laws regarding charter schools.
Posted: 02/22/2014 - A Kansas Republican's proposal to track the citizenship status of public schoolchildren worries administrators in one of the state's most diverse districts.
Posted: 02/22/2014 - Kansas reinstated the death penalty in 1994 and there are nine men under sentence of death. No defendant has been executed.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - The top Democrat in the Kansas House is calling on leaders of the Legislature's Republican majorities to shorten lawmakers' annual session by 20 days.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - Kansas legislators are considering changes in a state energy regulation to balance the interests of utility companies with those who use renewable fuel sources.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - A Mexican businessman has been charged with illegally funneling money to support San Diego politicians in a widening campaign finance scandal.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Arizona House has passed a Republican-backed bill that expands the rights of people to assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays and others.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden says the United States is prepared to sanction Ukrainian officials who are responsible for deadly violence in Kiev.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The 35-3 vote Thursday sends the measure to the House.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - A Kansas House committee has approved a bill to bring the state into a compact with other states seeking to exempt themselves from the federal health care law.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - The Kansas Republican Party is pushing legislators to change the dates of local elections and make them partisan
Posted: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas House committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama's plan on climate change after stripping out language suggesting the science behind it is flawed.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas House committee is preparing to consider legislation that would bar use of the Common Core standards for reading and math in public schools.