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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...

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...

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...

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: House passes transparency bill for development incentives

(Updated to reflect House final action; corrects the time between audits) The Kansas House on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill aimed at opening up more...

Banks, credit unions square off over tax policy

A Senate panel on Thursday wrapped up three days of hearings on legislation that pits banks against credit unions over tax policy. The state's banking...

UPDATED: Senate approves sports wagering bill

(Updated to clarify the tax percentages on sports wagering; edits throughout) A bill allowing Kansas to become the 21st state to allow sports wagering cleared...

Bill pitting banks against credit unions advances

A Senate panel on Tuesday passed out a bill that the banks and credit unions have been wrestling over this session and could cost...

Lawmakers consider protections from ‘aggressive’ wind industry

Residents from rural Kansas on Tuesday asked lawmakers to protect them from an "indifferent and aggressive" wind industry they believe hurts property values, poses...

Economist urges senators to broaden incentives transparency bill

A University of Kansas economist on Monday urged senators to expand a bill aimed at making information about tax incentives more available to the...