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Kansas death penalty appeals changes unresolved

Posted: 04/26/2014 - Kansas legislators are expected to try again to pass a measure that would shorten the time allowed for death row inmates to appeal their convictions before the state Supreme Court.

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Kansas teachers' union mulls tenure lawsuit

Posted: 04/25/2014 - Kansas National Education Association officials say it may consider a lawsuit to determine if the state can take away tenure rights of teachers.

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Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

Posted: 04/24/2014 - The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it has also made clear it doesn't agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn't tightly controlled.

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Kansas will nullify local regulation of guns

Posted: 04/23/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation nullifying city and county gun restrictions and ensuring that it's legal across the state to openly carry firearms.

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Kansas elder abuse measure becomes law

Updated: 04/22/2014 - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says elderly residents will have new protections against fraud and financial abuse under a new state law.

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Kansas school funding measure awaits signature

Posted: 04/20/2014 - A deadline is approaching for Gov. Sam Brownback to make a decision on whether he will sign a bill increasing spending for Kansas public schools, despite building pressure from opponents and supporters of the measure.

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Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations are urging Gov. Sam Brownback to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.

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Kansas poised to end K-12 teacher tenure

Posted: 04/13/2014 - Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal ending tenure for public school teachers.

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Republicans glad to see Sebelius go

Posted: 04/11/2014 - The Senate's top Republican is welcoming the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Mitch McConnell says he hopes it marks the start of a "candid conversation" about what he calls "Obamacare's shortcomings and the need to protect Medicare."

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