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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...

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

(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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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