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Staggered Senate terms proposal faces uphill fight

Kansas is just one of nine states that put all of its senators up for election at once. Democratic state Reps. Jerry Stogsdill and Vic Miller...

Kansas PACs stash away $4 million in 2017

Kansas political action committees have stashed away nearly $4 million as they ready themselves for a frenzied campaign season later this year. An analysis of...

Gubernatorial hopefuls discuss plans to change state

Five major candidates running for Kansas governor gave some insight about their priorities if they’re elected later this year. Democrats Carl Brewer, Laura Kelly, Josh...

Lawmaker seeks to strip secretary of state’s election appointments

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office on Tuesday sought to fend off attempts to strip him of the ability to appoint election commissioners...

Republicans pick Trimboli to serve in House District 26

A month ago health-care administrator Frank Trimboli was a Libertarian. Now, he's the Republican Party's choice to represent parts of Johnson and Miami counties in...

Republican gubernatorial hopefuls grapple with state issues

Four of the major Republican candidates running for Kansas governor grappled Saturday night with many issues confronting the state, covering a broad swath of...

House approves new age limit for gubernatorial candidates

The Kansas House on Wednesday approved a bill setting 18 as the new age requirement for running for statewide office. The bill, approved 94-28, was...

Kansas House deals secretary of state defeat

The Kansas House dealt Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office a defeat Thursday  when it approved a bill giving the state’s four largest counties...

Kobach opposes Colyer open records’ measure

In a year when the word “transparency” is worming its way into the political discourse in Topeka, Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach is...

Sebelius backs Kelly in Kansas governor’s race

Former Kansas Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius this morning endorsed state Sen. Laura Kelly in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. "I am proud to call Laura Kelly...