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Democrats criticize remap town hall meetings

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Only hours after it was released, the new schedule of town hall meetings for Kansas redistricting was already coming under fire from Democrats. The complaints...

UPDATED: Howard passes away after illness

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(Updated to include reaction from Congressan Ron Estes, former Gov. Jeff Colyer and House Minority Leader Tom Sawyer). Republican state Rep. Ron Howard of Wichita...

Jennings announces plan not to seek reelection

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Republican state Rep. Russ Jennings, one of the last leading moderates in the Kansas House, announced Thursday morning that he would not run for...

New lawmaker picked in House District 48

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Democratic precinct leaders on Wednesday night elected a former school board member as the new representative from House District 48. Six precinct committee members chose...

Croft closes door on congressional bid

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Republican state Rep. Chris Croft this week quietly shut the door on running for Congress. The second-term lawmaker from Overland Park filed to run for...

Ag groups angry over legislative Beef Checkoff letter

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The state's most influential agriculture groups are angry over a letter signed by more than a third of the Kansas Legislature that called for...

Former schools superintendent wins seat in statehouse

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Former Independence Schools Superintendent Chuck Schmidt upset Wichita lawyer Kelly Johnston to win the Democratic precinct election for House District 88. Precinct committee leaders chose...

UPDATED: Senate elects Alley majority leader

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(Updated to correct vote total in majority leader race to 18-11) Senate Republicans on Wednesday elected Larry Alley as their new majority leader to replace...

Bishop leaving Legislature

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(Developing: Will be updated) Democratic state Rep. Elizabeth Bishop on Wednesday announced that 2021 would be her last session, bringing to three the number of...

Police report reveals details of Samsel incident

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Republican state Rep. Mark Samsel promised a Wellsville High School arts class that it "would be the most uncomfortable class of your life" the...