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Samsel barred from school grounds

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The Wellsville School District has barred Republican state Rep. Mark Samsel from school grounds after he was arrested on a battery charge for an...

BREAKING: Parker leaving Legislature after five years

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Democratic state Rep. Brett Parker of Overland Park is leaving the Kansas Legislature later this year, saying it's time to get back to the...

’21 Legislative session: A look at more than 70 measures

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Here are the highlights from the 2021 Kansas legislative session. We look at 70 bills and/or votes that were taken during the last four months. It's...

Convention of states: How many votes does it take to pass?

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It's an issue that's been percolating behind the scenes for a couple years. It’s been generally accepted that the Legislature needs a supermajority to ask...

UPDATED: Lawmaker arrested for school incident

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(Updated with Samsel comments) Franklin County authorities on Thursday arrested state Rep. Mark Samsel on a misdemeanor battery charge for an incident that occurred while...

Republicans seek to take back meditation room

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The inside-the-Capitol dispute between the governor and Republican lawmakers over the meditation room is bubbling up again. The Legislature's new spending plan includes language that...

(UPDATED) Capitol roundup: A look at what happened with 50 bills

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(Updated to correct the grades for the financial literacy course) Well, we're now at about the three-quarter pole with a lot of legislative work out...

Suellentrop removed from leadership post

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Senate Republicans on Friday voted out state Sen. Gene Suellentrop as their majority leader, ending an abbreviated period as one of the most influential...

Pressure builds on senator to resign as majority leader

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Senate President Ty Masterson said Friday morning it's time that Sen. Gene Suellentrop step down from his position as majority leader. "I think it's clear...

Senate leaders express disappointment in Suellentrop

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Top Republican leaders in the Senate on Thusday said they were "deeply" disappointed in Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop after reading what transpired the...