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House, Senate offer different approaches for compensating wrongly convicted

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Efforts to make good to anyone wrongfully convicted gained momentum in the Kansas House on Thursday when the chamber approved bill compensating anyone unjustly...

Sports-betting legislation introduced in Kansas Legislature

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Kansas may get the chance to join the sports-betting frenzy that many expect will sweep across the country if the U.S. Supreme Court agrees...

Constitutional convention measure advances to full Senate

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...