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Kelly announces transition team

Gov.-elect Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced her transition team, which includes a former state budget director and a former chief of staff for former...

Gov. Colyer signs education bill, many others

The headline event today is Gov. Jeff Colyer's signing of the education bill despite the $80 million glitch that will need to be fixed...

Gov. Colyer signs five bills into law Thursday

Gov. Jeff Colyer announced the signing of five more bill on Thursday, bringing to 41 the number of bills he's signed this session. Here's...

Governor signs six more bills

Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed six more bills, bringing to 36 the number of bills he's signed into law during this legislative session. Here's...

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...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-08: Creation of Open Meetings Notice Website

Topeka—Governor Jeff Colyer issued an Executive Order calling for the creation of an open meetings notice website where all meetings can be posted in...

What Colyer wants in lieutenant governor

Nearly two weeks have passed since Jeff Colyer was sworn in as Kansas’ 47th governor and the capitol still awaits word on his choice...

2nd UPDATE: Kelly announces interim secretary for state social service agencies

(Updated to reflect DCF responding to governor-elect's criticisms about a lack of transparency; edits throughout) Governor-elect Laura Kelly announced on Thursday that she has selected...

Colyer signs “Caitlin’s Law”, strengthening state law for repeat DUI offenders

Governor Jeff Colyer today signed HB 2439, also known as “Caitlin’s Law” into law, joined by Representative Russell Jennings (R-122) and members of the...

Author Sarah Smarsh to headline Kelly inaugural

New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Sarah Smarsh will preside as the master of ceremonies for Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's inauguration. Kelly's...