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Service remembers Jan Meyers: ‘Thanks for the memories’

As a congresswoman, Jan Meyers was a politician. But elections and politics were kind of an afterthought. What mattered most to the congresswoman from Kansas was...

UPDATED: ACLU accuses regulator of retaliating against activists

(Updated to include comments from Hoedel) The American Civil Liberties Union is going to court on behalf of two environmentalists who it says were retaliated...

Weir: 2020 election not a ‘beauty pageant’

Republican Congressional candidate Sara Hart Weir on Wednesday morning said that the 2020 election is not a "beauty pageant" in response to social media...

Olathe lawmaker seeks to dismiss election contest

Republican state Rep. Adam Thomas is asking a judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit challenging his election to the House District 26 seat last...

Lawmakers move ahead with electric rate study

Legislative leaders on Monday agreed to move ahead with a study of rising electric rates in Kansas after failing to agree on a vendor a...

UPDATED: Weir makes congressional race official

(Updated to include Weir video, comments from Weir, Davids, DCCC and Amanda Adkins) Republican Sara Hart Weir on Monday announced that she will run for...

Sunday Reader: Senate legal bill; Medicaid expansion news

Good morning: We've moved our offices for the weekend to North Carolina (where, of course, there's a battle over Medicaid expansion playing out). Plan to take...

Protesters block access to congresswoman’s office

The political left on Thursday brought pressure to bear on Congresswoman Sharice Davids over her vote for a $4.6 billion border aid bill that...

Association of Counties hires new executive director

The Kansas Association of Counties on Tuesday turned to a Kansas State University extension specialist in Wyandotte County as its new executive director. The association...

SSJ Sunday Reader: Rate study back; Gaming board nominee

Good morning everyone: We're now in the dog days of summer, and Kansas politics has slowed to a crawl. There's been some activity but little...