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Capitol police set aside ban for protesters

Capitol police have lifted a year-long ban for the three protesters who unfurled mammoth banners in the statehouse condemning lawmakers for refusing to budge...

House approves bill lowering age for concealed carry

(Updated to add links to votes on Owens and Woodard amendments plus links to amendments proposed by Woodard, Clayton and Ward.) The Kansas House agreed...

Kansas House approves abortion-reversal bill

The Kansas House on Tuesday approved a bill requiring physicians to notify women that they can have their drug-induced abortion reversed, a process that...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: Jack & judicial canons; senator’s defamation suit; sports wagering

Good day everyone: Last week was monumental as the House approved Medicaid expansion and Republicans clashed with Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee for commerce secretary. The Senate...

Statehouse roundup: Four major stories from Thursday

Good morning: Lots going on at the Capitol as committees near completion of their work as we race to conclude the regular legislative session with...

Commerce secretary nominee apologizes for Facebook post

Social media is again threatening to undo one of Gov. Laura Kelly's nominees, this time over a Facebook post suggestively mocking a sitting state...

Senate panel signs off on electric vehicle fees

The Kansas Senate is moving toward leveling the playing field for electric and hybrid vehicles when it comes to paying their fair share for...

UPDATED: Governor withdraws judicial nomination

(Developing: Will be updated) Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday morning withdrew her nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals after a series of angry social...

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

Good morning everyone: A busy day Monday at the Capitol, highlighted by revelations that Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals —...

Wagle comes out against Kelly judicial nomination

Gov. Laura Kelly's first judicial nomination took a serious hit Monday after Senate President Susan Wagle said she would oppose Jeffry Jack's appointment to...