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Sunday Reader: DUI fee struck down; House 41 in play

Good morning everyone: It was a week of speculation, rumors and gossip, whether it was about Congressman Steve Watkins or Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's...

UPDATED: Secretary of state’s office purchased ammo in 2017

(Updated to include new details about gun purchased by the secretary of state's office, comments from Kobach spokeswoman, FBI and the secretary of state's...

Usha Reddi staffing up ahead of U.S. Senate race?

Manhattan Mayor Pro Tem Usha Reddi is apparently hiring staff in preparation for a bid for the U.S. Senate. A posting on the Google Groups...

UPDATED: Firm fights back against questions about grant spending

(Updated to reflect response from DCF and the release of the draft audit questioning the firm's expenses.) The firm that runs a state literacy program...

Sunday Reader: New transportation plan; Senate race twist

Good morning everyone: It was an intriguing political week and there’s so much ground to cover, so let's not waste any time (although we lost...

Huelskamp discusses political future

Call off the Tim Huelskamp watch. The former Republican Kansas congressman wants to return home after quietly resigning from the Heartland Institute in June. But he...

Sunday Reader: Farm bankruptcies peak; Broadband access

Good morning everyone: We are working this morning from our mobile office in St. Louis, where we took a short weekend trip with the wife....

Meier-Hummel named suicide prevention coordinator

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Tuesday named the former secretary of the Department for Children and Families as the new youth suicide prevention...

State’s internet sales tax collections policy questioned

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is running into questions about how far it can go to collect sales taxes from out-of-state retailers on internet transactions. Late...

Sunday Reader: Party change trends; Emerging tax dispute

Good morning everyone: We're back in the comfort of our home headquarters this week bringing you the latest news Kansas has to offer. We'll start as...