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Inaugural ball hottest ticket in town

A ticket broker may not even be able to help you if you want to attend Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's inaugural ball. Tickets for the event...

Kelly announces new staff hires

Gov.-elect Laura Kelly on Thursday announced the hiring of three new staffers, including a director of operations and a communications director. Kelly named Ashley All...
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Colyer says parental leave shouldn’t be statewide mandate

Outgoing Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer says the new policy offering paid leave to state employees with new children should not be expanded as a...
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2nd UPDATE: Governor signs executive order granting parental leave for state employees

(Updated: Adds comments from Colyer; Gov.-elect Kelly, link to Colyer Facebook video; also adds comment on fiscal effect and include details about state's current...

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...

Kelly meets media as governor: Discusses political tilt in House, Medicaid expansion, future of...

Gov.-elect Laura Kelly on Thursday promised a "long and challenging" rebuild of state government, saying she wouldn't let partisanship interfere with improving the lives...
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Governor names former gubernatorial rival to Board of Regents

Gov. Jeff Colyer on Thursday appointed two new members to the Kansas Board of Regents, including former Republican gubernatorial rival Mark Hutton and a...

Marr leaving governor’s staff; new communications director named

For Gov. Jeff Colyer's communications director Kendall Marr, the campaign doesn't stop. The Colyer gubernatorial campaign may now be over. But Marr is leaving Kansas...

UPDATED: KU moves ‘desecrated’ flag after political firestorm

(Updated to reflect status of flag, comment from chancellor; edits throughout) The University of Kansas on Wednesday moved a piece of campus art - a...

Colyer predicts abortion fight moves to state courts

Taking a national stage Thursday, Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer called on the pro-life movement to push forward at a critical time when the president...