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UPDATED: Governor: State revenues will take ‘huge hit’

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(Updated to include March revenue numbers) Gov. Laura Kelly said Tuesday she anticipates the state's revenues will take a "huge hit" as Kansas absorbs the...

UPDATED: Governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

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Making a "difficult but unavoidable decision," Gov. Laura Kelly on Saturday announced a statewide stay-at-home order as she steps up her efforts to control...

Governor extends income tax, vehicle renewal deadlines

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday issued executive orders moving back the deadlines for filing tax returns and renewing driver's licenses and vehicle registrations. "These executive...

Legislature puts check on governor’s emergency powers

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The Kansas Legislature will assume oversight of the governor's use of emergency powers responding to the coronavirus. The Legislature approved a resolution that will allow...

Senate limits governor’s emergency powers

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An increasingly apprehensive Kanas Legislature is taking steps to rein in Gov. Laura Kelly's emergency powers to react to the threat of the coronavirus. The...

Governor’s reorganization proposals voted down

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Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to reorganize the state's energy office and social service agencies were overwhelmingly rejected Wednesday morning in the Kansas House. The Kansas...

House panels oppose Kelly reorganization plans

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Republican-controlled committees on Tuesday recommended against Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plans to restructure state social service agencies and the state's energy office. Two committees struck...

Abortion amendment will scare off businesses, Kelly says

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday warned that a proposed constitutional amendment reversing a state Supreme Court ruling on abortion will deter businesses from coming...

KPERS board balks again at governor’s refinancing plan

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For the second time in two years, the state retirement system’s Board of Trustees has refused to go along with Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan...

Kelly approval rating dips a couple notches

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Gov. Laura Kelly's approval rating sagged a little as she entered her second year leading the state, a new poll out shows. Morning Consult released...