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Kansas House approves ‘sanctuary cities’ bill

The Kansas House on Wednesday approved Attorney General Derek Schmidt's bill banning "sanctuary cities" that came on the heels of an ordinance passed by...

Troopers association accuses KHP of retaliation

The state troopers association is accusing the Kansas Highway Patrol of punishing an officer who testified on behalf of a former trooper who was...

Bill targets Wyandotte County ‘Safe and Welcoming’ law

Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt has introduced a bill targeting laws similar to one enacted by Wyandotte County that gives undocumented immigrants the chance...

House passes sheriffs election amendment

The Kansas House on Wednesday passed a constitutional amendment that would ensure that county sheriffs are an elected position. The House voted 97-24 to pass the...

Kansas sheriffs seeks to cement job in constitution

Kansas sheriffs asked lawmakers on Thursday to pass a constitutional amendment that would ensure that county sheriffs are an elected position. Taking the lead for...

Kansas Highway Patrol recruiting suffers

When the latest class of Kansas Highway Patrol recruits started at the academy this month, there were just 10, fewer than at any time...

Former troopers win access to confidential Highway Patrol report

Two former Highway Patrol officers who are suing the state over being forced out of their jobs have won access to a confidential report...

Female trooper suing Highway Patrol leaders placed on leave

One of the six female troopers suing the Kansas Highway Patrol's leadership over allegations of sexual harassment has been placed on leave awaiting the...

Lawmakers seek review of Highway Patrol dismissals

Lawmakers are seeking a review of the firing of two officers at the Kansas Highway Patrol to make sure the agency followed proper procedures. Republican...

Senate panel moves raw-milk labeling bill

A bill that would require labeling of raw milk sold in Kansas moved out of a Senate committee Thursday morning. The Senate agriculture committee signed...