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UPDATED: House puts $115 million in retirement system; Kelly says it’s not enough to...

(Updated to reflect a responses from the speaker and the senate president) The Kansas House on Friday agreed to put $115 million into the state...

House committee rejects turbine regulations

After a nearly week-long debate, a House committee on Friday rejected a bill putting new regulations on wind turbines, legislation critics said could shut...

Statehouse roundup: Five things you may have missed but need to know

Good morning everyone: So much popping around the Capitol as we race toward turnaround. Let's not waste any time on frivolity this morning and get...

Statehouse roundup: Five things you may have missed but need to know

Good morning everyone: Lots of action at the Capitol from Wednesday to recap this morning, starting with the Senate's evening approval of the Kansas Farm...

Bill restoring local control of political signs advances; prevailing wage measure defeated

A bill restoring local governments' ability to regulate political signs before and just after an election cleared a legislative committee on Wednesday. The House local...

Commerce Department hires newspaper veteran

The Kansas Department of Commerce has named a veteran newspaper editor as the head of marketing and communications. Dena Sattler moves to the Commerce Department...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: KU criticized for censorship; A new 3rd District candidate?; KC Star...

Good morning: Quite a week that saw the Kansas House deal Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly a defeat on a key part of her budget plan,...

New GOP chairman sets out with fresh goals, shrugs off defections

Raising money, improving voter turnout and refining the party's message are the top goals of new Kansas Republican Party Chairman Mike Kuckelman. Elected as the...

Spicer talks Trump, GOP messaging, White House experience

Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer — the guest star at this year's Kansas Republican Convention — said he thinks President Donald Trump is...

Statehouse roundup: What you may have missed but need to know

Another busy day at the Capitol, highlighted by the Republican-controlled House dealing a decisive defeat to Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to restructure payments...