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Incentives for rural settlement face backlog

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Kansas has a backlog of more than 800 people waiting for student loan subsidies that were intended to entice people to settle in rural...

Millions in Sprint state income tax credits expire as key bill fails

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Sprint piled up $100 million in Kansas income tax credits that expired after a bill extending a key development incentive failed to win legislative...

Kansas lawmakers work to fix Israel boycott law

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Kansas lawmakers are trying to fix a constitutional flaw in a law passed last year that bars state contractors from boycotting Israel. Legislators are considering...

Broadband task force appointed

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A new task force to study the state's needs for high-speed Internet service and how to meet those demands has now been appointed. Here's a...

Proposed controls could slow pace of STAR bond applications

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Kansas lawmakers are about to get tough on a potent but controversial tax break that critics say has been abused over the years. Republican leaders...

UPDATED: Business group requests stop to federal unemployment aid

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(Updated to include reaction from legislative leaders and some advocates) A group of nearly 200 business interests is urging Gov. Laura Kelly to end the...

Kansas sees new surge in jobless claims

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Jobless claims in Kansas are surging again, signaling the state could hit another rough economic patch as the spread of COVID-19 continues to accelerate. Initial...

Kansans for Life opposing Toland nomination

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Kansans for Life has come out against David Toland's nomination for commerce secretary, sending a letter to senators questioning his relationship to a memorial...

K.C. MO mayor: Kansas ‘stealing’ auto show

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Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas says Kansas is positioning to steal the Kansas City Auto Show from Missouri with legislation moving through the...

Tax incentive transparency bill headed to governor

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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...