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Incentives for rural settlement face backlog

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

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

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

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...

UPDATED: Business group requests stop to federal unemployment aid

(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

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...

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

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

Proposed controls could slow pace of STAR bond applications

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...

Kansans seek legislative protections from wind turbines

They talked about sleepless nights. They complained about falling property values They voiced worry about losing property rights. And they were exasperated with annoying shadow flickers. Kansas residents...

Kansans for Life opposing Toland nomination

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...