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Labor Department didn’t follow instructions, Kelly says

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Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday that the Labor Department tried to claw back $7 million in duplicate unemployment benefits against the directions of her...

More than $400 million approved in pandemic relief

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The State Finance Council on Tuesday doled out more than $400 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to local governments, state universities and agencies...

Coronavirus pandemic costs Kansas agencies nearly $17 million

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The coronavirus pandemic has cost state agencies almost $17 million as they've wrestled with the fallout of the infection spreading across the state. About 60...

Kelly pulls Board of Tax Appeals appointment

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Gov. Laura Kelly said Thursday she withdrew her Kansas Board of Tax Appeals nominee, who was facing opposition from the business community over whether...

Kelly announces support for emergency powers proposal

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday morning announced her support for a bipartisan plan that would settle differences with a Republican-controlled Legislature over how the...

Kelly names new public affairs director

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Gov. Laura Kelly early Monday evening announced a political communications veteran as the new public affairs director to replace Dena Sattler who is moving...

UPDATED: Property tax, banking, education bills vetoed

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(Updated to include new reporting with edits throughout) Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed three bills passed by the Legislature, including a delay in property...

Kelly: Legislature’s actions ’embarrassing,’ ‘indefensible’

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday rebuked the Republican-led Legislature for "procedural shenanigans" that produced a sweeping bill limiting her emergency powers that she suggested...

A.G. questions validity of Kelly’s emergency declaration

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the validity of Gov. Laura Kelly's second disaster declaration is "doubtful," finding that state law does not authorize...

Governor announces pandemic recovery task force

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced the formation of a task force to oversee spending millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief funding coming to...