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UPDATED: Kansas takes employer’s side in transgender discrimination case

(Updated to reflect comment from attorney general; inserts comment from lawmaker and state Equality Coalition) Kansas is among 16 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court...

UPDATED: Judge orders Kobach to pay $26,000 for contempt of court order

(Updated to reflect inability to reach Kobach; adds context about debate over paying the fine; edits throughout) A  federal judge on Wednesday ordered Secretary of...

ACLU drops lawsuit over Israel boycott law

The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday dropped its lawsuit against Kansas over a law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel. The ACLU agreed to...

ACLU seeks $51,000 in attorney fees from Kobach

The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking $51,000 in legal fees from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for being held in contempt of...

Seat belt law stalls in conference committee

A bill that would have potentially turned the tables on car-crash victims who weren’t wearing a seat belt has stalled in a committee as...

UPDATED: Legislature passes bill compensating wrongfully convicted

A bill compensating the wrongfully convicted cleared the Kansas Legislature on Thursday, culminating a two-year effort to make good on past wrongs. The House joined the...

Budget negotiators withdraw ban on contempt fees for Kobach

(Developing: Will update) House budget negotiators on Tuesday backed off a proposal forcing Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay any legal fees for being...