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KPERS board balks again at governor’s refinancing plan

For the second time in two years, the state retirement system’s Board of Trustees has refused to go along with Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan...

Kelly approval rating dips a couple notches

Gov. Laura Kelly's approval rating sagged a little as she entered her second year leading the state, a new poll out shows. Morning Consult released...

Six takeaways from Gov. Kelly’s State of the State address

Here are six quick takeaways from Gov. Laura Kelly's second State of the State address to a joint session of the Kansas Legislature on...

Gubernatorial appointments

Gov. Laura Kelly announced three new appointments today. Here they are: Board of Healing Arts Molly Black of Shawnee was appointed to the Kansas Board of...

Governor asks whether company can bid on contract

Gov. Laura Kelly is seeking a ruling about whether a corrections health care provider that employs a former member of her administration can bid...

Senate panel advances governor’s appointments

The Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee on Tuesday approved nine of Gov. Laura Kelly's nominees, sending them to the full chamber next year for confirmation. Among...

Kelly’s approval rating climbs again

For the second straight month, Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's popularity improved, climbing above the 50% mark for the first time. Morning Consult released its approval...

UPDATED: Kelly supports background checks for gun sales

(Updated to include a reference Kansas background check bill and include comment from House majority leader) Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Saturday she would support...

Appointments roundup from Friday

Gov. Laura Kelly announced a wave of appointments on Friday. Here's a roundup of who she's named: Water Authority The governor appointed Jeremiah Hobbs of  La Crosse...

UPDATED: State ends no-bid contract for literacy program

(Updated to reflect comment from Reading Roadmap executive director with details of an independent audit that raised issues.) The state's social service agency on Friday...