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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Budget would allow KBI to investigate cybercrime for first time since 2012

Even as the amount of internet crime has ballooned in Kansas, state investigators have had few resources for combating theft in the digital era. Since...

Masterson moves to force Senate to consider judicial confirmation at sine die

Just before the Senate adjourned early Sunday morning, Republican state Sen. Ty Masterson moved to force the chamber to consider judicial confirmation at sine...