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Little oversight of development funds, audit says

The state provides little supervision over how millions of dollars in economic development funds are spent, a new audit says. State auditors on Wednesday reported...

UPDATED: Kansas border war pact demands parity for local tax breaks

(Updated to include statements from Kansas City mayor and Good Jobs First) Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday signed an executive order intended to end...

Missouri, Kansas approaching collision over border war?

Kansas and Missouri appear to be heading toward a collision over an agreement that would end the practice of businesses using tax breaks to...

Utility study could run as high as $1.3 million

A plan to study utility rates in Kansas as could run as much as $1.3 million, lawmakers were told Monday. Tom Day, director of Legislative...

Lottery rolls out first vending machines

The Kansas Lottery on Wednesday rolled out the first of 272 vending machines it plans to put in stores with high-volume sales and lots...

Local tax breaks complicate border war solution

The border war between Missouri and Kansas over tax incentives isn't exactly over yet. Yes, Missouri has enacted legislation that would prohibit using tax incentives...

Kansas Lottery looking at online ticket sales

Amid all the statehouse talk about sports betting last session, another type of gambling emerged for lawmakers to consider. As sports betting was unsuccessfully hashed...

A.G. responds to ruling striking down damages cap

(Updated to insert comments from attorney general, House speaker and Kansas chamber) A divided Kansas Supreme Court on Friday struck down the state's cap on...

Commerce department restructuring staff

Secretary of Commerce David Toland on Friday reshuffled his staff as part of restructuring at the agency. Toland named Alicia Janesko Hutchings as manager of...

Tax incentive transparency bill headed to governor

A bill intended to create more openness about the state's development incentives is on its way to the governor. The Legislature has passed a bill...