Posted: 04/30/2013 - Three federal judges have ordered Kansas to cover $389,000 worth of attorneys' fees and expenses for parties involved in a lawsuit last year over political redistricting
Posted: 04/30/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback says the state should divert $1.15 million from bioscience efforts to fund a new adult stem cell center at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Posted: 04/29/2013 - A Kansas House committee has resumed work on the 2014 state budget, but leaders say the group isn't likely to produce a bill that will be debated in May.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - A Kansas Senate committee is preparing to weigh a proposal authorizing additional state bonds to help finance construction of a federal biosecurity lab in Manhattan.
Posted: 04/23/2013 - The pilot program would allow 10% of school districts to apply for "innovative school" status
Posted: 04/22/2013 - A new law that is designed to strengthen efforts in Kansas to combat human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of young women has been signed by Gov. Sam Brownback.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation creating a new center at the state's medical school for researching potential cures using adult stem cells.
Posted: 04/20/2013 - State lawmakers say the previous limbo period was heart-wrenching for the prospective parents
Updated: 04/19/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill into law to block tax breaks for abortion providers and ban abortions performed solely because of the baby's sex.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - The Kansas Board of Regents is preparing to discuss legislative proposals for higher education spending in the state budget year that starts July 1.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback signs a bill into law declaring the federal government has no power to regulate guns manufactured, sold and kept only in Kansas.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - Kansas prosecutors are receiving a new measure aimed at curbing gang activities by targeting higher-level individuals in the gangs.
Updated: 04/16/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he hopes to see President Barack Obama when he makes a visit Friday to Lawrence.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - A new law signed by Gov. Sam Brownback requires a Kansas welfare agency to test residents seeking cash assistance if there is a reasonable suspicion they are using drugs.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - Getting elected to the city council got a man fired from his city job in a small south-central Kansas town.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - Two of the leading Republican groups in Kansas are condemning a Saline County commissioner for using a racial slur in a public meeting.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Legislation that would heavily amend Kansas laws regarding human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of young women is awaiting Gov. Sam Brownback's signature.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - The bill requires proof of a compelling government interest before any state or local law can compel residents to act in a manner that violates their religious beliefs
Posted: 04/10/2013 - There's a way Kansans could keep up with state House lawmakers as they consider various bills through the legislative session, but legislators are showing little interest in using it.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - A group of abortion rights activists delivered about 1,600 signed petitions to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's office urging him not to sign legislation that puts new restrictions on abortion.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - The House's 120-0 vote Friday night drew laughter and applause from members.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - The House gave the measure final approval Friday night on a vote of 88-32. The Senate had passed it Tuesday.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - Friday's 36-2 vote moved the bill to the House, where approval would send it to Gov. Sam Brownback.
Updated: 04/06/2013 - The legislation would let people carry concealed weapons into more public buildings and allow schools and colleges to arm employees.