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Transportation department condemns employee tweet fight with Trump

The Kansas transportation department on Sunday condemned a state employee for using an official agency Twitter account to call President Donald Trump a "delusional...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: Inaugural fundraising; New House member picked; Guns and subsidized housing

Good afternoon everyone: If you're a college basketball fan, today is the biggest day of the year when you find out where you're team is...

Around the Capitol: Four major stories from Thursday

Good morning everyone: A bustling day at the Capitol, so it was easy to let a lot of news fall through the cracks. We'll try...

UPDATED: Kansas Senate passes school finance bill; plaintiffs say plan doesn’t settle court case

(Updated to include governor's response; comments from debate; edits throughout) The Kansas Senate on Thursday passed Gov. Laura Kelly's school finance plan in a move...

Senate approves $1 million electric rate study

The Senate on Thursday approved a $1 million study of electric rates that's intended to probe why the state has the highest rates among...

(UPDATED) Statehouse roundup: Five things you may have missed but need to know

(UPDATED to correct year Compton was appointed) Good morning everyone: A flurry of news to catch up on this morning from the Kansas political world in...

Senate panel advances bill calling for electric rate study

Utility companies and large energy users have agreed on a plan to study rising electric rates, shedding proposals described as a sneaky way of...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: Emily’s List targets Watkins; Uninvestigated fire deaths; Kobach grand jury

Good morning: Today is the day that some lawmakers would have done away with: Moving your clock forward an hour. But the bill didn't go...

UPDATED: House passes $500 million tax bill

(Updated to reflect comments from the governor; adds cost to the state by reducing the state sales tax on food.) The Republican-controlled Legislature barreled toward...

UPDATED: School funding debate mired in confusion after education bill loses key support

(Updated to clarify differences between funding proposal recommended by Board of Education and Schools for Fair Funding) It was a quiet explosion at the statehouse. There...