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DCF document reveals new details of allegations against Capps

State officials released a document Thursday revealing new details about the emotional abuse allegations against state Rep. Michael Capps. The appeal hearing summary, prepared in...

UPDATED: Democrats team with Republicans to block budget over Medicaid expansion

(Updated to reflect comments from House majority and minority leaders. Recasts lead; edits throughout) An $18 billion budget funding state government stalled Friday afternoon as...

AG asks governor to withdraw food-assistance policy by Friday

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking Gov. Laura Kelly to withdraw a policy that extends the timeline for providing food-assistance benefits to adults who...

Board of Healing Arts executive director resigns

The executive director of the Kansas Board of Healing Arts has resigned from the agency, an official confirmed. Kathleen Selzler Lippert turned in her resignation...

Judge rules telemed abortions can continue

A judge on Monday ruled that a new state telemedicine law with antiabortion language doesn't bar medical abortions using long-distance video technology. Shawnee County District Judge...

Pill emerges as most common form of Kansas abortion; potentially reshapes political debate

For the first time, the pill has emerged as the most common form of abortion in Kansas, opening new territory for a battle over...

UPDATED: Amerigroup sues over KanCare contract

(Updated to reflect KDHE comment; length of new contracts) An insurance company that lost its bid for a KanCare contract is going to court to...

UPDATED: Governor vetoes abortion reversal bill; sets up showdown with Legislature

(Updated to include statements from Kansans for Life and the House speaker) Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed a bill requiring physicians to notify women...

Senate Medicaid plan starts falling into place

The Senate plan to expand Medicaid is starting to fall into place, giving supporters hope that 2020 will be the year the Legislature extends...

AG questions legality of food assistance directive

A plan by Gov. Laura Kelly's administration to extend food assistance benefits to adults without children who aren't working appears to violate state law,...