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Governor signs bills imposing electric vehicle fees, expanding tolling, authorizing corporate medicine

Gov. Laura Kelly signed 11 more bills Thursday, including legislation that could put more money into programs that help children and families. She also signed...

Governor’s bill signing roundup

A bill increasing 911 fees for phones and another enhancing community college transparency are among the bills Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law this...

Legislation would remove governor’s power to fill statewide office vacancies

As the clock winds down on the Legislature, there's a move in the Capitol to remove Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's power to fill vacancies...

UPDATED: Wagle asks attorney general to seek court ruling on judicial appointment

(Updated to reflect comment from the governor as well as an attachment to letter she sent to the attorney general. Also now includes an...

UPDATED: Governor announces new Highway Patrol superintendent amid leadership shakeup

(Updated to include links from Capital-Journal and WIBW with allegations of domestic abuse and sexual misconduct.) Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday announced Shawnee County Sheriff...

Kelly confident Senate will confirm commerce secretary nominee

Gov. Laura Kelly on Saturday said she was confident commerce secretary nominee David Toland would win Senate confirmation even though he took "quite a...

Senate panel recommends against commerce nominee

The Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday refused to endorse Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination for commerce secretary following a two-day hearing that the ranking committee...

Transit agency head named to Kansas Corporation Commission

Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday named Susan Duffy to the Kansas Corporation Commission, replacing former state Sen. Jay Emler on the panel. Duffy, former executive...

Governor signs $115 million KPERS bill, says reamortization dead this session

Gov. Laura Kelly signed her first bill Friday putting $115 million into the state retirement system and said that her plan for restructuring payments...

Governor announces acting revenue secretary

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced Mark Burghart as her choice to lead the Kansas Department of Revenue. Burghart will take over for Mark Beshears...