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Wagle shuffles committee assignments

Senate President Susan Wagle announced a series of new committee assignments on Thursday with incoming Republican Sen. Mike Thompson joining the chamber. Wagle announced that...

(UPDATED) Kansas Senate fundraising for 2019: All 40 districts

(Updated to include reports from Skubal, Constance, Goddard, Bowser and Ward) Here are the Senate fundraising numbers for 2019. They follow the same pattern used...

(Updated) House fundraising for 2019: All 125 districts

(Updated to reflect new reports from Ruiz, Winn, Makalous, Weigel, Ohaebosim and Johnson) Campaign finance reports came flowing into the state over this last week...

Republicans pick Thompson for Senate seat

Former television meteorologist Mike Thompson was unanimously selected on Saturday morning to fill Mary Pilcher-Cook's seat in the state Senate. Republican precinct leaders voted 46-0...

House GOP committee sets new fundraising mark

The political arm of the Kansas Republican House caucus pulled in $209,000 in 2019, the first time party leaders say that much was raised...

Wagle hires legislative director

Senate President Susan Wagle on Monday named an agriculture journalist as her new legislative director. Wagle hired Bailey Corwine, who graduated from the University of...

UPDATED: Pilcher-Cook retiring from state Senate

(Updated to include more interviews and data about the futureĀ  of the Senate 10 District race) Longtime Republican state Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook on Friday announced...

Ryckman reelection raises prospect of third term as speaker

House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. filed for reelection Thursday, raising the prospect of an unprecedented third term as the chamber's top leader. Ryckman posted his...

Former lawmaker passes away

Services are set for former state Rep. David Huff of Lenexa who passed away Dec. 12. He was 83. A former Lenexa city councilman, Huff...

Capitol protester case appears near resolution

A free speech case centered on Capitol protests last spring appears to be nearing an end with Gov. Laura Kelly's administration introducing a new,...