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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...

FINAL: Senate race capsules for all 40 districts

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Here's a complete look at all of the candidates who have filed to run for the state Senate. This is the unofficial list. There are...

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...

UPDATED: Wagle’s chief of staff departs over disagreement

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(Updated to reflect comment from Wagle's office) Senate President Susan Wagle's chief of staff said Thursday he had been let go because of a disagreement...

Lawmakers near deal on emergency powers as session looms

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Less than 24 hours before the start of a special legislative session, Kansas lawmakers appear close to a deal on how to respond to Gov....

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...

State Republicans elect new national committeewoman

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Kansas Republicans on Saturday elected a top aide to former Gov. Sam Brownback as their new national committeewoman. Kim Borchers, who worked as deputy chief...

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...

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...