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New incentives for electric, hydrogen vehicle assembly plant left hanging as Legislature adjourned

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As the clock wound down on the Kansas Legislature, a major piece of economic development legislation was left on the table that didn't make...

Broad tax bill limiting government competition against private sector clears Legislature

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A broad tax bill that would prohibit government from running businesses that compete with the private sector cleared the Kansas Legislature on Thursday. The Senate...

Legislature puts $10 million toward stadium improvements ahead of World Cup

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The Legislature has approved Gov. Laura Kelly's request for $10 million to improve the home of the Sporting Kansas City soccer club ahead of...

Governor lets ESG bill become law without signature

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday agreed to allow a bill become law that's intended to keep state and local governments from giving preference to businesses...

Governor signs bill exempting streaming services from franchise taxes

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday signed a bill into law exempting streaming services from local franchise taxes that could have been passed on to...

Bill limiting ESG investments dodges defeat, clears Legislature

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The Kansas Legislature on Thursday approved a bill intended to keep state and local governments from playing favorites with businesses employing environmental, social and...

Bill banning social media censorship torpedoed in Senate

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The state Senate on Tuesday torpedoed a bill banning social media companies from limiting content, sending the legislation back to a different committee where...

Senate passes bill limiting train lengths over railroad objections

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The Kansas Senate stood up to the powerful railroad industry Tuesday, passing a bill that would force railroads to run shorter trains in an...

House passes ban regulating bags that faces veto from governor

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The Kansas House on Monday approved a bill barring local governments from regulating grocery bags made from plastic and other material, a measure that may...

UPDATED: Kansas House approves ESG bill; Senate committee reworks its version

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(Updated to reflect final vote on Thursday) The Kansas House on Thursday approved a bill intended to keep state and local governments from playing favorites...