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State payroll administrator pleads in theft case

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A payroll administrator for the Kansas Legislature recently agreed to plead guilty to a  charge stemming from a case of alleged thefts from employee...

Lynn decides against seeking third term

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Republican state Rep. Megan Lynn announced Tuesday she would not seek a third term representing Olathe in the Kansas House. Lynn represents House District 49,...

Lobbying effort related to ‘parody marriage’ bill brings nearly $30,000 fine

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A Utah man involved in efforts to drum up legislative support for a so-called "parody marriage bill" and anti-pornography legislation in Kansas was hit...

UPDATED: Senate overrides four Kelly vetoes

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(Updated to include comments from House speaker and correct votes and links to SB 493 related to bags) The Kansas Senate on Tuesday overrode Gov....

Wyandotte County judge throws out congressional map

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A Wyandotte County judge on Monday threw out the state's new congressional boundaries, saying that they were rigged in a way to benefit Republicans...

Legislative wrap-up session: A dozen items to watch

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Lawmakers return to Topeka today for their wrap-up session. How long it will last is uncertain, although there's a general view legislators could be done...

GOP hopeful, but faces limited opportunities for veto overrides

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Last year, Republican lawmakers practically ran the table on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. House Republicans put up nine bills for an override vote in one...

Trial on congressional maps wraps up in Wyandotte County

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An insidious effort by Kansas Republicans to entrench their political power at the expense of Democrats and minority voters? Or the best effort of a...

50 key bills and votes of the 2022 session

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Well, the 2022 Legislative session is nearing a close with still a lot of heavy lifting to be done. With so much work already out...

Do state rules limit redistricting? Court to decide

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As the trial on the state's new congressional maps nears an end, Wyandotte County District Judge Bill Klapper is facing a central question. Just how...