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Carpenter to take leave of absence

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Republican state Rep. Blake Carpenter is taking a leave of absence from the Kansas Legislature to serve in the Kansas Air National Guard. Carpenter, the...

SPARK task force advisory committee members named

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(Updated to correct titles for Decker and Sullivan) Nearly 40 people on Thursday were named to a special task force charged with recommending how more...

Legislative auditor departing

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Justin Stowe, who has run the auditing arm of the Kansas Legislature for the last three years, is stepping down to take a job...

GOP leaders name members to ‘government overreach’ panel

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House and Senate Republican leaders on Monday named their appointments to a special committee that will decide how the state can fight back against...

Legislative committee formed on federal vaccine mandate

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Legislative leadership on Monday created a special committee to explore how the state can respond to a federal vaccine mandate proposed by President Joe Biden. The...

Faction of lawmakers circulate special session petition

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A faction of conservative lawmakers late Sunday night started circulating a petitition that would call for a special legislative session to "nullify" the president's...

Samsel pleads guilty to reduced charges

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Republican state Rep. Mark Samsel on Monday pleaded guilty to reduced charges of misdemeanor disorderly conduct arising from an outburst that occurred when he...

Democrat takes steps to challenge Coleman in primary

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Wyandotte County activist Faith Rivera has taken the first steps toward running against embattled Democratic state Rep. Aaron Coleman in next year's primary. Rivera, a...

Redrawing statehouse districts: Will Democrats benefit?

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Even with a supermajority in the Legislature, Republicans could find themselves in a bit of a squeeze when they go to draw legislative districts...

Plea deal close in Samsel case

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Republican state Rep. Mark Samsel is nearing a plea deal that will settle charges of misdemeanor battery stemming from an outburst that occurred when...