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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...

Eisenhower statue approved for capitol grounds

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Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower already has a place in history. He defeated the Nazis. He built the interstate system. He was the 34th President. Now,...

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...

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...

Hein Consulting joins up with new lobbying firm

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Hein Governmental Consulting is joining up with a new Topeka lobbying firm that will take on most of its clients. Ron and Julie Hein this...

‘Don’t Tread on Me’ license plate survives veto

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The Kansas Legislature overrode Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of  a bill authorizing the "Don't Tread on Me" flag for Kansas license plates. The House voted 86-37...

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...

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....