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Out-of-state interests wage battle over adoption bill

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Out-of-state political interests are taking up sides over a Kansas faith-based adoption bill pitting religious freedom against LGBT rights. The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign...

(Updated) Sunflower state legislation roundup: A look at more than 30...

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(Updated to revise posture of expanded alcohol hours bill.) When lawmakers return to work this Thursday, there's still a lot that needs to be done...

Colyer signs bill outlawing guns for domestic abusers

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As students marched out of classrooms across the nation to protest gun violence, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed a bill that prohibits the arming...

Conference committee agrees to bill lowering age for carrying concealed handguns

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A House-Senate conference committee on Friday afternoon agreed to a bill that would lower the age for carrying a concealed handgun in Kansas. Lawmakers agreed...

Gun ban for domestic abusers headed to governor

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A bill that would prohibit the arming of domestic abusers is headed to the governor after receiving final approval in the Kansas House. The Kansas...

Wagle: ‘Very difficult’ end of legislative session ahead

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Senate President Susan Wagle on Wednesday morning braced her caucus for a rough end of the legislative session as lawmakers wrestle with how to...

Kansas House debates gun safety, preliminarily approves $5 million school security...

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The Kansas House gave preliminary approval to a $5 million plan for security upgrades at elementary and secondary schools across Kansas on Tuesday, a...

Lawmaker signals compromise on school gun bill

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A state lawmaker said Monday he’s willing to compromise on a controversial bill that’s intended to remove a barrier to school districts authorizing staff...

Spirited debate evolving over new school gun bill

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Opposition is building rapidly against a new legislative proposal that would remove a major barrier blocking school districts from allowing their employees to carry...

Bill banning guns for domestic abusers clears Senate; other firearms restrictions...

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A bill that prohibits the arming of domestic abusers emerged from the Kansas Senate Thursday as the lone piece of legislation restricting gun use. The...