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Hineman introduces alternative abortion amendment

Republican state Rep. Don Hineman on Tuesday morning introduced an alternative constitutional amendment on abortion that calls for putting the issue on the November...

Denning faces blowback over Kelly trip

Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning on Thursday faced blowback from conservative members of his caucus for a trip he took with Democratic Gov. Laura...

Correction plan for Aetna could be lifted this summer

Aetna could be out from under a corrective action plan as early as this summer as it works to comply with its obligations under...

Medicaid expansion blocked in committee

The chairman of the Senate health committee on Monday promised to block Medicaid expansion until the House passes the constitutional amendment on abortion. Republican Sen....

KFL apologizes for abortion amendment mailing

Kansans for Life is apologizing for a mailing on the proposed constitutional amendment on abortion that was inadvertently sent to districts of lawmakers who...

Social services reorganization stumbles in Senate

Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to reorganize the state's social service agencies has been handed a second setback in the Senate. The Senate health committee recommended...

Denning: Abortion funding, Medicaid expansion not linked

(Developing: Will be updated as warranted) Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning took steps to defend the Medicaid expansion bill Friday, saying abortion opponents are falsely...

Indoor e-cigarette ban clears House committee

A House committee late Wednesday afternoon advanced a bill that would ban e-cigarettes and vaping in many public indoor locations. The House Judiciary Committee moved...

Proposed raw-milk ban appears in trouble

Kansas Senators on Wednesday starting wading into the debate over whether the sale of raw milk should be banned in Kansas, although prospects for...

Senate leadership divide grows over Medicaid expansion

The divide between top Republican leaders in the Kansas Senate widened Monday over attempts to link Medicaid expansion to a constitutional amendment on abortion. Senate...