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Kansas Bill Raises Concerns For HIV, AIDS Patients

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union and the leading gay rights group in Kansas worry that state legislators are moving toward ending the legal protections that prohibit AIDS and HIV patients from being quarantined.

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Kansas Senate Taking Up Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Abortion opponents expect the Kansas Senate to approve a bill this week to block tax breaks for abortion providers and to bar them from participating in public school sex education classes.

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Kansas GOP Leaders Back Roberts' Return To US Senate

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The honorary committee formed by Pat Roberts for his U.S. Senate re-election campaign in 2014 includes fellow Republican statewide elected officials and the rest of the Kansas congressional delegation.

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Brownback Sees Gay Marriage As Settled Issue In Kansas

Posted: 03/28/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback still supports a federal law against gay marriage that he backed as a member of Congress and says the issue is settled in Kansas because of the state constitution's ban.

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Kansas Senate Approves Conceal-Carry Measure

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas Senate has approved a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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House Approves Bill To Require Stem Cell Research

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas House has approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies.

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Kansas Senate Prepares To Vote On Gun Rights Bill

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas Senate is preparing to take final action on a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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Kansas Anti-Abortion Measure Not Enough For Some

Posted: 03/26/2013 - The Kansas Senate is preparing to take up legislation blocking tax breaks for abortion providers, but some lawmakers want to go further by pursuing a ban on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

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Kansas Budget Negotiations To Begin

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Differences in state budgets approved by the Kansas House and Senate are on the table as lawmakers begin working out a compromise.

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House Debates "School Choice" Measure

Posted: 03/25/2013 - Bill would allow parents of low-income or special needs children to use scholarships to send their children to private or parochial schools

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UPDATE: Kansas House Adopts Keystone XL Resolution

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Kansas House members are pressing the White House and the U.S. State Department to approve a permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas.

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