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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...

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

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...

Senate set to debate bill barring guns from domestic abusers

The Senate on Thursday plans to take up a pair of gun bills, including one that would prohibit the arming of domestic abusers. Senate leadership...

Senate committee reworks, advances gun bills

One bill that would have let 18-year-old Kansans carry concealed weapons was overhauled. Another bill prohibiting domestic abusers from being armed was tweaked in a...

Legislation targets overzealous homeowners associations

The Kansas Legislature is looking for ways to empower homeowners angry with their persnickety homes association if they think their state rights have been...