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UPDATED: KFL looking to 2020 for constitutional amendment

(Updated to correct that state constitutional amendments were passed to ensure that abortion rights are not protected) Kansans for Life will wait until next year...

Kansas will allow small, peaceful protests in Capitol without permits during veto session

The American Civil Liberties Union has reached a temporary agreement with state officials to allow peaceful protests in the Capitol without a permit during...

Attorney general asks state Supreme Court to sort out judicial appointment

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to settle the dispute over whether Gov. Laura Kelly can still nominate...

Jack nomination renews debate over judicial selection

An old debate is getting renewed life in the Kansas Legislature after Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals collapsed this...

Schmidt advises governor against moving ahead with new court nomination

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt late Tuesday advised Gov. Laura Kelly against filling the appeals court position left open with the failed nomination of...

Kelly nominates Jack for appellate judgeship

Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday nominated Labette County District Judge Jeffry Jack for a seat on the state appeals court. Jack, a former state lawmaker...

Supreme Court agrees to hear workers’ comp case

The Kansas Supreme Court has agreed to review a workers' compensation case that could potentially award more money to employees injured in the workplace. The...

UPDATED: Judge orders Johnson County election commissioner to make records available

(Updated to include interview with Hammet, more details about the lawsuit; edits throughout) A state judge on Thursday ordered the Johnson County election commissioner to...

Court of appeals applicants: A closer look

As last week came to a close, Gov.-elect Laura Kelly released the names of 18 applicants for a seat on the Kansas Court of...

Judicial panel recommends against equal-time parenting bill

A panel of legal professionals has turned thumbs down on a proposal that would force divorcing parents to share equal time with their children. The...