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A.G. says universities violating new vaccine law

Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt is accusing the University of Kansas and Kansas State University of violating a new state law that allows workers...

UPDATED: Legislature passes vaccine mandate bill

(Updated to correct that employees collect unemployment for being fired not quitting) The Kansas Legislature raced through its historic special session Monday to pass a...

House passes vaccine mandate bill

(Developing: Will be updated) Battling back against the federal government, the Kansas House on Monday passed a bill over the objections of the business community...

Business groups wary of COVID mandate proposals

Conservative and business groups are raising red flags about proposals that the Legislature plans to consider at its upcoming special session to battle federal...

Schmidt challenging nursing home vaccine mandate

Republican Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Wednesday filed a third lawsuit challenging Biden administration vaccine mandates, this time for health care facilities that...

BREAKING: Schmidt challenges contractor vaccine mandate

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt joined with six other states to challenge a Biden administration mandate requiring vaccines for federal contractors and federally contracted...

Federal vaccine mandate could apply to community colleges

A proposed  federal vaccine mandate could eventually cover the state's regional universities as well as its community and technical colleges, the top executive for...

National Guard says it must comply with vaccine mandate

The Kansas National Guard must comply with a Defense Department directive to mandate vaccines for its troops or risk losing federal funds, the guard's...

Lawmakers inquire about National Guard vaccine mandate

A group of Republican lawmakers wants to know whether the Kansas National Guard would violate state law if it moves ahead with a mandate...

Youth suicides drop first time since ’14

For the first time in five years, the suicide rate for Kansas children declined, with 28 Kansas youths dying by suicide in 2019, a...