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Kobach makes constitutional amendment on schools a priority

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Republican gubernatorial nominee Kris Kobach said Thursday he would like to see the Kansas Legislature adopt a constitutional amendment limiting the courts' involvement in...

Johnson County appraisals draw scrutiny as lawmakers explore ‘dark store’ theory

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Johnson County’s real estate values came under an intense spotlight Wednesday at the Kansas Capitol as a leading hotel owner criticized the appraiser’s office...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: Lawyer running for GOP chair; Senate race taking shape; State split...

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Good morning everyone: Well we moved from elections right into a busy week of recounts, budget hearings and Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's transition into the governor's...

Sara Weir leaving Down Syndrome Society; next step congressional race?

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Sara Weir is leaving her job as the chief executive and president of the National Down Syndrome Society, possibly pointing the way toward a...

Huelskamp discusses political future

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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...

Legislature can settle school litigation for $364 million, plaintiffs’ lawyer says

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The Kansas Legislature can settle a longstanding lawsuit over school funding by putting $364 million into education to meet a state Supreme Court order. A...

Davids signs letter saying Trump investigations shouldn’t overshadow other issues

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Congresswoman-elect Sharice Davids was among nearly four dozen freshman Democrats signing onto a letter saying the investigations of the president shouldn't supersede other issues...

Hawkins names first staff appointment as majority leader

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New Kansas House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins on Wednesday announced that longtime Republican aide B.J. Harden would be his chief of staff. Harden, now chief...

UPDATED: Kansas Supreme Court rules right to abortion embedded in state Constitution

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(Updated to recast lead; includes more widespread reaction and comments from Kansans for Life about plans for a constitutional amendment) For the first time in...

Newby reflects on troubled term at election commission

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Officially, Brian Newby's term at the Election Assistance Commission comes to an end next week after almost four years of political turbulence. Unofficially, the former Johnson...