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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 approvedĀ 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...

UPDATED: Senate returns ESG bill with disputed language to committee

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(Updated to reflect committee action Wednesday) A Senate bill intended to keep environmental, social and corporate governance guidelines out of state and local government investing...

House panel approves bill limiting regulations of consumer products

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A divided House committee has approved a narrowed bill that would stop local governments from regulating consumer products allowed under state law over objections...

Revised ESG bill sets new consent requirement for financial advisers

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Financial advisers would be required to get consent from their clients acknowledging that environmental, social and corporate governance guidelines are used to make investing...

Cities criticize bill limiting power to regulate sale of goods, services

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Cities and counties turned out in force to fight a bill stopping them from regulating any consumer products and services allowed under state law,...

Proposal for second package of megadeal incentives in doubt

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A proposal to expand a lucrative tax incentive for landing mega economic development projects similar to Panasonic and Integra is in serious doubt with...