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UPDATED: Wagle removes Bollier from leadership position

(Developing: Updated to reflect comments from Bollier, Niermann, voter composition of Senate District 7; edits throughout) Senate President Susan Wagle on Wednesday removed fellow Republican...

Committees to look at sports wagering, economic development incentives

Legislative leaders on Wednesday gave the go-head for separate committees to look at sports betting and the effectiveness of the state's economic development incentives. The...

Lobbyists spend thousands in battle over adoption bill

Lobbyists funneled almost $40,000 into a pitched battled over a controversial faith-based adoption bill pitting religious freedom against the rights of LGBT parents. Ranking among...

Kansas ready to forge ahead on sports wagering

Leading Kansas legislators say they’re ready to start planning for legalized sports wagering after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law prohibiting...

UPDATED: Roundup of major bills, votes during 2018 legislative session

(Updated to reflect bills for broadband, the nursing compact, teacher due process) Yes, the 2018 legislative session had its share of controversy this year. There was...

Last day of the 2018 session: What you missed overnight and...

Lawmakers worked well past midnight Friday to pass the faith-based adoption bill that has stirred so much controversy this session. The adoption bill capped a...

Last days of the 2018 session: Five things you need to...

Good morning everyone: News was popping all over the Capitol on Wednesday as this year's legislative session reaches a crescendo, which will likely end up...

Lawmakers hash out budget differences: A roundup on tentative agreements

Senate and House budget negotiators got down to work late Monday as they hashed out more than 200 differences between the budgets each chamber...

UPDATED: Bustling day at the Kansas Legislature: What you missed...

(Updated to correct vote on Kobach legal fees) Kansas lawmakers were busy grinding through legislation Friday as they raced to complete unfinished business on the...

Out-of-state interests wage battle over adoption bill

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...