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As child advocacy office approaches first anniversary, future debated

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As the state's new child welfare advocate office approaches its first anniversary, it's now fully staffed and has opened 69 investigations even as its...

Senator expresses regret for not moving medical marijuana bill

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Republican state Sen. Rob Olson, chair of the Federal and State Affairs Committee, says he regrets not moving the medical marijuana bill out of...

Kelly vetoes bill blocking planning for new KanCare program

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill blocking the state from seeking new proposals for its Medicaid program until after this fall's campaign...

Governor vetoes bill banning government mask mandates

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill barring any government or public official in Kansas from ordering mask mandates in response to a...

Schmidt would sign bill outlawing mask mandates

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Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt would sign a bill barring any government or public official in Kansas from ordering mask mandates in response to...

Medical marijuana passage doubtful as session nears end

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Key lawmakers say it's unlikely that the Legislature will pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana when it returns for a mini wrap-up session later...

Bill outlawing government mask mandates passes Legislature

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The Kansas Legislature early Friday morning passed a bill barring any government or public official in Kansas from ordering mask mandates in response to...

Legislature overrides Kelly veto of food-assistance bill

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The Kansas Legislature on Thursday overrode Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a bill requiring  able-bodied adults without dependents who receive food assistance - and...

Bill blocking new Medicaid planning clears Legislature

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A bill blocking the state from seeking new proposals for its Medicaid program until after this fall's campaign for governor cleared the Kansas Legislature...

Kelly signs bill expanding nursing authority

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A  debate spanning many years culminated Friday when Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill expanding the authority of nurse practitioners to work in Kansas...