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Constitutional convention measure advances to full Senate

A proposal asking Congress to call a constitutional convention to place fiscal limits on the federal government cleared a Senate committee Monday morning. The Senate...

Constitutional convention proposal expected to advance

A proposal asking Congress to call a constitutional convention to place limits on the federal government is back in play at the Kansas Capitol. Leading...

Lawmakers consider compensating wrongfully convicted

Lamonte McIntyre spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn’t commit. He lost everything. He lost his youth. He lost holidays with...

Bill exempts municipal water slides from amusement rules

Municipal water slides would not be regulated as amusement rides under a bill moving through the Kansas state Senate. A Senate committee removed city-owned water...

Incentives for rural settlement face backlog

Kansas has a backlog of more than 800 people waiting for student loan subsidies that were intended to entice people to settle in rural...

Health-care administrator vying for open House seat

For the third time in 15 months, Republicans will have to pick someone to fill a vacant spot representing Johnson County in the Kansas...

Eisenhower statue approved for capitol grounds

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,...

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. issues executive orders regarding transparency in government.

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today issued a set of four executive orders designed to promote openness and transparency in government. The orders make the...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-08: Creation of Open Meetings Notice Website

Topeka—Governor Jeff Colyer issued an Executive Order calling for the creation of an open meetings notice website where all meetings can be posted in...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-07: Evaluating and Measuring Government Performance

Topeka—Governor Jeff Colyer issues Executive Order requiring agencies in the executive branch to evaluate and measure key government performance metrics. Full text of the order...