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Caution urged for lawmakers returning April 27

State Health Secretary Lee Norman on Monday sounded a word of caution about lawmakers returning for their wrapup session shortly after the coronavirus is...

Republican district conventions going virtual

Kansas Republicans are taking their regional conventions virtual when they select delegates to the party's national convention. Responding to the coronavirus threat, state Republicans on...

(UPDATED) The 2020 regular session: A look at four dozen bills

(Updated to include bills for professional licensing reciprocity, Amazon's robotic deliveries, handgun magazine restrictions and a hospital tax; money for cancer research at KU.) As...

Miller set to leave Senate, run for old House seat

State Sen. Vic Miller is planning to leave the Senate and run again for his old House seat. Miller has filed to run in House...

Legislature adjourns under cloud of uncertainty

The Kansas Legislature adjourned its regular session two weeks early Thursday evening under a shadow of uncertainty about whether it will return again this...

Senate passes budget; Legislature nears end of work

Lawmakers are nearing an end to their regular session after the Senate passed a nearly $20 billion budget late Tuesday afternoon. Republican leadership in both...

UPDATED: Senate president’s daughter passes away

(Updated to include reaction to announcement) The Kansas Senate took a moment of silence Tuesday morning after it was announced that Senate President Susan Wagle's...

New approach floated for moving abortion amendment

A new plan is emerging in the Kansas House for trying to break the impasse and pass the constitutional amendment on abortion. House Speaker Ron...

Former House member passes away after illness

Former state Rep. Greg Lewis passed away on Monday morning after battling a brain tumor for a little more than a year. Lewis' death was...

Ethics complaint lodged against legislator

State ethics officials have lodged an ethics complaint against a Junction City lawmaker for using official state stationery for political purposes. The Kansas Governmental Ethics...