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Senator charged with drunk driving, television stations report

Television stations out of Topeka are reporting this afternoon that Democratic state Sen. Vic Miller was arrested on a drunk-driving charge. KSNT and WIBW are...

Gun safety advocate running for Kansas House

A leading advocate for gun safety at the Capitol is running for the Kansas House, setting up a Democratic primary for House District 17. Jo...

UPDATED: Crum wants to take back House seat

(Updated to clarify that the child welfare oversight committee was not placed back into the budget) Former Democratic state Rep. Steve Crum became so angry...

UPDATED: Pilcher-Cook responds to Cox’s state Senate bid

Let the 2020 elections begin. Less than 48 hours after the 2019 legislative session ended, Republican state Rep. Tom Cox announced he was running for...

Sports gambling goes bust in Kansas

As the legislative session grinds toward an end, so does any hope that sports wagering will be legalized in Kansas this year. Considered one of...

Wagle talks about abortion amendment, modified tax bill, pressure to expand...

Senate President Susan Wagle said Sunday night that lawmakers won't respond to the state's Supreme Court ruling on abortion until next year. In an appearance...

UPDATED: Roundup of major bills, votes from 2019 regular session

(Updated to reflect status of death penalty bill and Senate approval of conference committee report on tax incentive transparency legislation) With the regular session of...

Three banned from Capitol after unfurling banners condemning lawmakers

Well, if the goal was to get people talking, they succeeded. A group of grass-roots activists unfurled mammoth-sized banners inside the Capitol rotunda Wednesday denouncing...

UPDATED: Senate approves agreement settling dispute pitting wireless technology against local...

Wireless providers and cities reached an agreement on legislation Tuesday that ends their dispute over franchise agreements that the telecoms said would hinder their...

Second lawmaker asks for name to be withdrawn from ‘parody marriage’...

A second Kansas lawmaker on Saturday said he wants to withdraw his name from a bill labeling same-sex marriage as a "parody" and five...