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Lawmakers approve nearly $600,000 in legal settlements

Legislative leaders approved nearly $600,000 in legal settlements this week, including one with the family of a woman killed by a driver trying to...

Former congresswoman lends support to newcomer weighing 3rd District race

The race to take on 3rd District Congresswoman Sharice Davids is escalating with former U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins taking sides with a political newcomer...

Corrections nominee’s confirmation in trouble, Senate Republicans say

Top Senate Republicans on Wednesday signaled that Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee for corrections secretary is in trouble because a judge questioned his candor in...

Legislative leadership OKs $18 million for prisons; former secretary says it’s not enough

Legislative leadership on Wednesday released about $18 million for a beleaguered Corrections Department, but one veteran agency official fears it won't be enough to...

UPDATED: Majority leader accuses Kelly administration of violating welfare law

(Updated to reflect comments from Kansas GOP chair; interview with Hawkins) House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins took on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday, charging...

Kobach: Demand list leaked by someone opposing aggresive immigration enforcement

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach this week defended a list of demands he made to become President Donald Trump's immigration czar. Appearing on...

Individual income taxes help state beat May revenue estimates

Kansas tax receipts beat estimates in May, buoyed by better-than-expected revenues from individual income taxes. The state on Monday reported that revenues were $77 million...

Sunflower Sunday reader: Kansas’ dangerous rural roads; Florida investigates Kobach-affiliated group

Good day everyone: The legislative session is now officially over and everyone can start focusing on 2020 and the elections ahead. We're very tired and...

Moran rescued from Arizona mountain after injury

Republican U.S. Sen Jerry Moran injured his ankle on Thursday morning while hiking on Camelback Mountain in Arizona, according to various media reports. Fox News...

Top legislative aide warns about cost of utility rate study

Legislative leadership is moving ahead with a study of state electric rates, but a top adviser warned that the cost might be higher than...