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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...

UPDATED: Governor responds to mass shootings

(Updated to include comments from Kansas State Rifle Association) Gov. Laura Kelly on Sunday called for "common sense gun-safety laws" in the aftermath of mass...

Child welfare agency draws criticism for new LGBTQ guidelines

The state's social service agency is drawing fire from a conservative group for guidance it sent to foster care agencies about how LGBTQ children...

Capitol appointments roundup

Gov. Laura Kelly made a series of appointments on Friday. Here are capsules of all the appointments she made: Alzheimer’s Disease Task Force Established by executive...

Former Gardner official nominated for Board of Regents

The former top administrator of the city of Gardner is among Gov. Laura Kelly's nominees to the Kansas Board of Regents. Kelly nominated three people...

Governor appoints lottery commissioners

Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday appointed three members to the Lottery Commission, including a former state lawmaker and an attorney. Kelly will keep  Catherine Moyer...

UPDATED: DCF answers attorney general’s food assistance inquiry

(Updated to reflect tweet from House majority leader) The secretary of Kansas' child welfare agency had the authority to exempt work requirements for food assistance...

Former Senate president named to governor’s tax panel

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday named former Senate President Steve Morris to help lead a committee she is creating to study tax code reform. Morris,...